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Most useful native, Wiradjuri, Molong, New South Wales, 2001 [picture] / Jon Rhodes
Bib ID 4268350
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Rhodes, Jon, 1947-
 
Online Versions
Description 2001 
1 panel (9 photographs) : gelatin silver ; panel 101.5 x 152.5 cm. 
Series

Rhodes, Jon, 1947- Cage of ghosts, 1994-2006

Summary

Yuranigh (d.1850), was one of three Aboriginal guides who joined Sir Thomas Mitchell on the journey of exploration that took them to central Queensland in December 1845. His grave is marked by four carved trees and all the carvings were cut to face Yuranigh's grave.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription.

Part of the collection: Cage of ghosts, 1994-2006.

Inscriptions: "A most useful native, Wiradjuri, Molong, NSW, 2001, Grave and Carved trees"--Exhibition caption.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147622266

Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Jon Rhodes, 2007. 
Subjects Yuranigh, -1850 -- Death and burial -- Photographs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Funeral customs and rites -- Photographs.  |  Tree carving -- New South Wales -- Molong -- Photographs.  |  Wiradjuri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.  |  Molong (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Rhodes, Jon, 1947-
Terms of Use Copyright restrictions may apply. 
Exhibited Exhibited: Cage of Ghosts, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 27 September to 25 November 2007. 

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