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Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

1985.0060.1169

Glass plate negative - Child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat off King Sound, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

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Description

Companion photograph to image reproduced by Basedow in 'Narrative of an Expedition of Exploration in North-Western Australia', "Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch", vol. XVIII, 1918, plate V/2. Caption reads: 'Aboriginal child carrying boomerang, tidal mud flat, off King Sound.'

Physical description

Black and white glass plate negative. Shows a child holding a boomerang resting point down on the ground.

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