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Glass plate negative - Men displaying different methods of dressing their hair, Cambridge Gulf, northern Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

1985.0060.1060.001

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L 100mm x W 125mm

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Description

Reproduced by Basedow in "The Australian Aboriginal", FW Preece and Sons, Adelaide, 1925, plate IX/1. Caption reads: 'Men of Kolaia tribe, Cambridge Gulf, wearing the hair tied at the back around a pad of emu feathers.'

Physical Description

Black and white glass plate negative. Caption: Men displaying different methods of dressing their hair.

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