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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

Object information

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Type

Collection

Dimensions

W 164mm x H 120mm

Material

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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