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Glass plate negative - Grave with painted grave posts, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

1985.0060.1684.001

Glass plate negative - Grave with painted grave posts, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1911

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Description

Reproduced by Basedow in 'Notes on the Natives of Bathurst Island, North Australia', "Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute", vol. XLIII, 1913, plate XIII/2. Caption (shared with Plate XIII/1) reads: 'Distant and near view of a native grave, surrounded by five carved and painted posts, Bathurst Island. Note the cleared space and the position of grave, viz.: at the junction between open woodland and thicket. A tall Bathurst Islander in [sic] seen in Fig. 2.'

Physical description

Black and white glass plate negative. Caption: Native grave with painted grave posts. Note cleared space and the position of grave, i. e. at the junction between open woodland and thicket.

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