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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal woman wearing a feathered pubic apron and wristbands

Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card back...

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal man posed wearing a feathered headdress

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Pair of leather, salmon coloured ballet shoes

Pair of leather, salmon coloured ballet shoes

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Kangaroo Man costume

Kangaroo Man costume

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Pair of Baivio black or brown leather ballet shoes

Pair of Baivio black or brown leather ballet shoes

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Mrs Beth Dean-Carell
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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper with card backing, showing an Aboriginal man in costume

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Set of seven stage prop boomerangs

Set of seven stage prop boomerangs

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Suitcase made from neutral coloured lacquered canvas over thick cardboard

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Pair of tan leather ballet slippers

Pair of tan leather ballet slippers

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Costume repair kit

Costume repair kit

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Sketch of Beth Dean in a seated dance pose wearing an orange-brown costume with white swirls, [5 min Sketch by Bill Constable 1950]

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Set of four plywood stage prop boomerangs

Set of four plywood stage prop boomerangs

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Pen and ink drawing on transparent paper of Beth Dean in an aboriginal dance

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Mrs Beth Dean-Carell
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Clapstick

Clapstick

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Container for a reel tape.

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Envelope with Lorinda Neave's report - Guide to the Beth Dea...

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Wristband

Wristband

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Pubic apron

Pubic apron

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Stage prop spear made from wooden dowelling, painted dark brown

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Feathered performance costume bra

Feathered performance costume bra

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Pair of short stage prop fire sticks

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Tribal Mother costume headdress

Tribal Mother costume headdress

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Stage prop spear made from wooden dowelling, painted dark brown

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Bound volume relating to Corroboree.

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Brown briefs

Brown briefs

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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One of a pair of stage prop fire sticks

One of a pair of stage prop fire sticks

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Wristband for kangaroo man costume

Wristband for kangaroo man costume

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Wristbands for kangaroo man costume

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Feathered pubic apron

Feathered pubic apron

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Pair of lady's dark red-brown socks

Pair of lady's dark red-brown socks

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Two hairpieces of human hair

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Set of ten stage prop spears

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Stage prop spear made from wooden dowelling, painted dark brown

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Messenger costume

Messenger costume

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Boy Initiate costume

Boy Initiate costume

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Brown fur anklets

Brown fur anklets

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Stage prop pukamani burial ceremony pole

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Thippa Thippa bird costume headdress

Thippa Thippa bird costume headdress

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Costume design in gouache and pencil on paper and brown card...

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Boy Initiate costume

Boy Initiate costume

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Stage prop pukamani burial ceremony pole

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Headdress made from bands of white cotton cord

Headdress made from bands of white cotton cord

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Woollen floor rug designed and made at Ernabella

Woollen floor rug designed and made at Ernabella

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pair of khaki coloured cotton socks [part of Boy Initiate costume]

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Thippa Thippa bird costume

Thippa Thippa bird costume

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Stage prop spear made from wooden dowelling, painted dark brown

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Bra with iridescent blue, green and brown feathers

Bra with iridescent blue, green and brown feathers

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Boy Initiate costume

Boy Initiate costume

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Brown short pants

Brown short pants

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Folding stage prop boomerang

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Corroboree - The Initiate Reborn by Beth Dean, Feb 1986

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Set of 12 long stage prop fire sticks

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Boy Initiate costume

Boy Initiate costume

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Costume repair materials.

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Headdresses from a Kangaroo Man costume

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Pair of brown briefs

Pair of brown briefs

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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Boy Initiate costume headdress

Boy Initiate costume headdress

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 3
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