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Young boy flattening a section of bark for painting, Mornington Island, Queensland, approximately 1980 / Gregory Owen
Bib ID 6340979
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image]
Author
Owen, Gregory, 1953- photographer
 
Online Versions
Description approximately 1980 
1 negative : black and white ; 35 mm 
Series

Owen, Gregory, 1953- Photographs of the Australian Aboriginal community on Mornington Island, Queensland, between 1980 and 1982.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information in acquisitions documentation, see file NLA11/2440.

Part of the collection: Photographs of the Australian Aboriginal community on Mornington Island, Queensland, between 1980 and 1982.

"Hayward Toby, aged about ten, prepares a bark by binding two sticks placed either side of the flattened piece of bark"--Information provided by photographer.

PIC Cold Store Row A2/1/1 Album 1 #PIC/14717/3 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-152403389

Source of Acquisition Purchased from the photographer, 2013. 
Subjects Boys -- Queensland -- Mornington Island -- Photographs.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Mornington Island -- Photographs.  |  Bark -- Queensland -- Mornington Island -- Photographs.  |  Bark painting -- Queensland -- Mornington Island -- Photographs.  |  Lardil people (G38) (Qld SE54-01).  |  Mornington Island (Qld.) -- Photographs.  |  Mornington Island (Qld Gulf Wellesley Islands SE54-01).
Other authors/contributors Owen, Gregory, 1953-
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