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Aboriginal tribes & customs [a set of advertising cards]
Bib ID 7251971
Format BookBook [text, still image, sheet, card]
Description Petersham, N.S.W. : Sanitarium Health Food Co., [1950] 
11 cards : colour illustrations ; 5 x 7.5 cm. 
Series

Australian ephemera collection (Trade catalogues)

Summary

An incomplete set of cards originally produced in a series of 50, featuring captioned images of Australian indigenous people.

Full contents
  • 1: An Aboriginal family
  • 3. Handing over a message stick
  • 9. Teaching boys bushcraft
  • 15. Hunting the kangaroo
  • 19. Harpooning turtles
  • 38. Rock engravings
  • 39. Cave painting
  • 40. The young initiate
  • 42. Twirling a bull-roarer
  • 46. The origin of fire
 
Notes

Part of the Trade cards collection held in the trade catalogues ephemera collected by the National Library of Australia.

Title from the verso of cards.

Subjects Trade cards -- Specimens.  |  Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Advertising cards.  |  Advertising -- Brand name products -- Australia.  |  Advertising -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Business -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Commercial catalogs -- Australia.  |  Industries -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Retail trade -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Trade literature -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Commerce -- Miscellanea.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Sanitarium Health Food Company issuing body
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