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Glass plate negative - Balami and his wife Indamun, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

1985.0060.1122

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Type

Collection

Dimensions

L 100mm x W 125mm

Material

Physical Description

Black and white glass plate negative. A man and woman facing each other but the man turns his head to face the camera. Both wear a loin cloth. The man holds a cigarette? and has scarification on his body. There is a pleated bark container at the woman's feet.

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