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Typical Aboriginal woman

1986.0117.0797

Typical Aboriginal woman

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Description

Handwritten address on the reverse reads 'Miss Emma Myles / 7 Hope Park Square / Edinburgh / Scotland'

Physical description

Postcard featuring a black and white photograph vignette of an Aboriginal woman in European clothes labelled "44.- Typical Aboriginal woman" and with a message; "'The girl I left behind me' - hoping there is a vacancy for her in the album." The postcard is dated "30 SP 04".

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