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Cage of the black cockatoo, Djabwurrung, Mt Langi Ghiran, Victoria, 2001 [picture] / Jon Rhodes
Bib ID 4605085
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Rhodes, Jon, 1947-
 
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Description 2001 
1 panel (8 photographs) : gelatin silver ; panel 101.5 x 152.5 cm. 
Series

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

Summary

Panel includes photographs of Aboriginal rock art in Langi Ghiran State Park. The park lies within an area once used by the Ngutuwul balug (Mountain people) clan of the Djabwurrung people. The Black Cockatoo was believed to be the totem of the Ngutuwul balug, and it is also believed that the Or-rer-keet were the evil spirits that inhabited Lar-ne-jeering (Mount Langi Ghiran).

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on acquisition documentation.

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

Inscriptions: "The Cage of the Black Cockatoo, Djabwurrung, Mt Langi Ghiran, Victoria, 2001, Cave paintings"--Exhibition caption.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147622665

Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Jon Rhodes, 2007. 
Subjects Rock paintings -- Victoria -- Langi Ghiran, Mount -- Photographs.  |  Totems -- Victoria -- Langi Ghiran, Mount -- Photographs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.  |  Langi Ghiran, Mount (Vic.) -- 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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