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Naleeba, making a hand fishnet, Liverpool River, Northern Territory, 1 October 1952 [picture] / Axel Poignant
Bib ID 3086769
Format PicturePicture
Author
Poignant, Axel, 1906-1986
 
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Description 1952 
1 negative : acetate, b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm. 
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Poignant, Axel, 1906-1986. Photographs of Aboriginal life and customs, including Goulburn Island South, Liverpool River, Melville Island, Bathurst Island, Milingimbi, Arnhem Land and Elcho Island districts

Biography/History

"Naleeba (Nalíba in publication), a Mababat man, making a hand fishnet. He started by looping the first piece of fibre string around his big toe ... oldest man in the camp, I estimate between 60 and 65 ... " -- label on reverse of print version.

Notes

Title from label attached to the print version.

Part of the collection: Photographs of Aboriginal life and customs, including Goulburn Island South, Liverpool River, Melville Island, Bathurst Island, Milingimbi, Arnhem Land and Elcho Island districts.

PIC Cold Store Row A4/5/3 [PIC AP A] Folder 1 #PIC/5936/465 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Also available as a print, located in Album 1128.

Published in: Encounter at Nagalarramba / Roslyn Poignant with Axel Poignant. Canberra : National Library of Australia, 1996, p. 73.

Subjects Nalíba -- Portraits.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Liverpool River Region -- Portraits.  |  Fishing nets -- Northern Territory -- Liverpool River Region -- Photographs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Implements -- Northern Territory -- Liverpool River Region -- Photographs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Fishing -- Northern Territory -- Liverpool River Region -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Poignant, Axel, 1906-1986
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Nalíba, making a hand fishnet, Liverpool River, Northern Territory, 1 October 1952

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