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Aboriginal Australian burial site, Mipunga Plains, South Australia, 1840 / S. T. Gill
Bib ID 8523110
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Author
Gill, Samuel Thomas, 1818-1880 artist
 
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Description 1840 
reproduction 1855 
1 drawing : tinted, hand coloured, pencil ; 22 x 22 cm 
Series

Gill, Samuel Thomas, 1818-1880 Samuel Thomas Gill album of Miscellaneous Sketches, 1855.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscriptions and reference source.

Part of the: Samuel Thomas Gill album of Miscellaneous Sketches, 1855.

Inscriptions: "S.T.G/55"--Lower left of image; "Native sepulchre (Mipunga) So. Australia 1840"--In pencil lower right below image.

Condition: Yellowing, spotting and buckled.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this item contains names and images of deceased persons.

PIC Volume 1198 #PIC/20927/15 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Dogs -- Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Burial.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Tree and platform burial.  |  Myponga (Fleurieu Peninsula SE SA SI54-13)
Other authors/contributors Gill, Samuel Thomas, 1818-1880

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