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Aboriginal mortuary platform, Dogwood Creek, Queensland, 16 September 1845 / Thomas Domville Taylor
Bib ID 7541397
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Author
Domville Taylor, Thomas John, approximately 1817-1889, artist
 
Online Versions
Description approximately 1845 
1 drawing : pencil ; 16.4 x 24.5 cm 
Series

Drawings by Thomas Domville Taylor, 1840-1848.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on caption list and inscription.

Part of the collection: Drawings by Thomas Domville Taylor, 1840-1848.

Drawing on reverse: "James Rogers camp, Dried Beef Creek, Leichhardt River, Queensland, approximately 1845".

Inscriptions: "Pooram, Dogwood Creek, N.S. Wales, 16th Septr, 1845. on which the dead are placed to be devoured by crows & hawks"--In pencil lower right.

Condition: Yellowing, tears, spotting and soiled.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-589597573

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Funerals customs and rites -- Pictorial works.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Burial.  |  Dogwood Creek (Qld.) -- Pictorial works.

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