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Aboriginal man with his body painted to highlight his skeleton and wearing an elaborate headdress grasps and pulls on a tree, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, 1914 [picture] / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 6094176
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 photograph : b&w ; 13.7 x 8.6 cm. 
Series

Alexandre Chayet collection, 1800-1920

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Part of the Alexandre Chayet collection, 1800-1920.

Condition: Yellowing.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Ceremonies.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Rites and ceremonies -- Photographs.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Body painting -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Photographs.  |  Costume and clothing - Headdress, headbands.  |  Headgear -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Photographs.  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Photographs.

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