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Glass plate negative of containers collected by Herbert Basedow at Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, in 1911, photographed by Herbert Basedow between 1911 and 1914

1985.0060.1694

Glass plate negative of containers collected by Herbert Basedow at Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, in 1911, photographed by Herbert Basedow between 1911 and 1914

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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 VIII/3-6. Caption reads: 'Food-carriers, made of bark; Figs. 5 and 6 with ochre drawings. 1/7 natural size.'

NMA holds all containers in the photograph apart from the one on the left.

Physical description

Black and white glass plate negative. Caption: Food carriers of bark. Bathurst Island N.T.

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