National Library of Australia

Reopening Update - August 2020: Enjoy a CovidSafe visit to the National Library. Read more...

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Studio portrait of an Aboriginal Australian man leaning on a spear, with two boomerangs in his belt, New South Wales / Henry King
Bib ID 6616787
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Author
King, Henry, 1855-1923, photographer
 
Related Online
Resources
Description between 1885 and 1894 
1 photograph : silver gelatin ; 22 x 16.6 cm 
Series

Studio portraits of Australian Aboriginal men and women, 1885 to 1894.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from acquisition documentation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples are advised that this item contains the image of a deceased person.

Part of the collection: Studio portraits of Australian Aboriginal men and women, 1885 to 1894.

Inscriptions:"1070. Australian Aboriginal N.S.W. (H.King. Photo. Sydney)"--Printed on image; Tyrrell's Museum stamp on reverse.

Condition: Yellowing, image loss and rough edges.

Digital master available National Library of Australia PIC Album 1206 #PIC/15897/105 copy

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    PIC Album 1206 #PIC/15897/105 Special Collections Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.