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West Australian Blacks' Camp

1986.0117.0862

West Australian Blacks' Camp

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Description

Handwritten message on the reverse is addressed to 'Miss L Stent / 16 Western Rd / Rozelle / Balmain / Sydney / N. S. Wales, and reads 'Fremantle 20/1/16 / Dear Lizzie / Just a line / to say I got your / letter & was pleased / to hear from you I / got it at Adelaide / I put your name down / before I thought what / I was doing [signature illegible]'

Physical description

Postcard featuring a sepia toned photograph of a group of Aboriginal people posed outside a shelter. Most are wearing European clothing, including hats, while two have loin coverings, body paint and a boomerang. The image is titled "West Australian Blacks' Camp" and there is a message on the back dated "20/1/16".

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