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Waldaninyeri, a woman of the Yarildethungar clan of the Narrinyeri, approximately 1879
Bib ID 7290792
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Description approximately 1879 
1 photograph : albumen ; 12.5 x 9.8 cm, on mount 17.4 x 11.6 cm 
Series

Celebrating Australian women, 1879-1961.

Biography/History

Waldaninyeri was a member of the Ngarrindjeri tribe, who lived at the Point McLeay Aboriginal Mission on Lake Alexandrina, South Australia. She was aged 24 when this portrait was taken.

Notes

Title based on caption.

Part of the collection: Celebrating Australian women, 1879-1961.

Inscriptions: "W51"--written in pencil on reverse.

"Waldaninyeri, a woman of the Yarildethungar clan of the Narrinyeri"--printed below image.

Condition: stained.

Disbound from George Taplin's Folklore, manners, customs, and languages of the South Australian Aborigines, published 1879 by E. Spiller, Acting Govt. Printer, Adelaide.

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Ancanthe Books, 2016. 
Subjects Waldaninyeri -- Portraits.  |  Point McLeay Aboriginal Mission -- History.  |  Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Photographs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- South Australia -- Point McLeay -- History.  |  Ngarrindjeri (Australian people) -- Photographs.  |  Women -- South Australia -- History.
Other authors/contributors Taplin, George. Folklore, manners, customs, and languages of the South Australian Aborigines

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