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Two Aboriginal men in horizontal striped body paint and animal face masks, behind a seated Aboriginal man holding a boomerang in a ceremonial dance, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1914 [picture] / [Frank Hurley]
Bib ID 35869
Format PicturePicture
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
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Access Conditions Restricted. Aboriginal ceremonial and gender specific material (men's business). 
Description 1914 
1 negative : glass, b&w ; 16.4 x 21.5 cm. 
Series

Hurley negative collection.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Part of the Hurley negative collection.

Hurley no. 17.

Condition: scratched, cracked, chipped, silvering.

An image from one of the films Hurley made about Australian Aborigines, from accompanying documentation.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Rites and ceremonies -- Photographs.  |  Body painting -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Photographs.  |  Headgear -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Photographs.  |  Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Photographs.

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