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Film negative - The man has grouped his two wives and children according to blood relationships, north of Mt Davies, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, Ullparidja people, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

1985.0060.1285.001

Film negative - The man has grouped his two wives and children according to blood relationships, north of Mt Davies, Tomkinson Ranges, South Australia, Ullparidja people, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1903

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Description

Reproduced by Basedow in 'Journal of the Government North-West Expedition', "Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch", vol. XV, plate 20/2. Caption reads: 'NATIVE FAMILY, N. OF MOUNT DAVIES, MAY 22nd. / The old man has grouped his two wives and children according to blood-relationships, and is in the act of explaining matters in detail. The gap in the centre was originally occupied by a very timid girl who, at the critical moment, fled behind her father's back. She can be seen peeping round his lft shoulder.'

Physical description

Black and white film negative. shows a man, woman and five children infront of a rocky hill. Two girls are on the left and on the other side of a small gap are a girl, boy, womand and the man. Another child can be seen partially seen behind the man's left shoulder.

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