The Resource Aborigines of central and northern Australia: : 1901, 1912

Aborigines of central and northern Australia: : 1901, 1912

Label
Aborigines of central and northern Australia: : 1901, 1912
Title
Aborigines of central and northern Australia:
Title remainder
1901, 1912
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Summary
  • The 1901 material was filmed in Central Australia around Charlotte Waters and Alice Springs, which consists of nine ceremonies: Rain Dance (Arrernte, Charlotte Waters); Kangaroo Ceremony (Arrernte, Charlotte Waters); Tjitjingalla Ceremony (Arrernte, Alice Springs); Udnirringita (grub) Ceremony (Arrernte, Alice Springs); Snake Ceremony (Arrernte, Alice Springs); Unidentified Ceremony (Arrernte, Alice Springs); Women's Dance (Arrernte, Alice Springs); Eagle-Hawk Ceremony (Arrernte, Alice Springs); and Sun Ceremony (Arrernte, Alice Springs)
  • The 1912 material was filmed in the Northern Territory around Oenpelli in Arnhem Land, on the Flora River west of Katherine and on Bathurst Island, which consist of five ceremonies: Unidentified Ceremony (Oenpelli [?], Arnhem Land); Ober (snake) Ceremony (Oenpelli, Arnhem Land); Unidentified Ceremony (Oenpelli [?], Arnhem Land); Cooking scenes (Waduman, Flora River); and Grave Post Pukamani (Bugamani) Ceremony (Bathurst Island)
  • Two open sequences from this film (Arrernte men and women at Charlotte Waters in 1901 and Wadaman camp life at Flora river in 1912) are available as part of the "Curiouser and Curiouser" compilation (V03142-V03143)
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Baldwin Spencer, Walter
Credits note
Camera, Walter Baldin Spencer
Date of event
  • 1901
  • 1912
Date time place
  • Filmed in
  • Filmed in
Information about documentation
  • Dunlop, I. (1967) Baldwin Spencer: pioneer ethnographic film maker, Crosbie Morrison Memorial Lecture; shot list; article by B.S Baldwin 'The Public Library'; bibliographic notes relating to Spencer; correspondence Ian Dunlop/AIAS; lists of Spencer's original nitrate; identification of Spencer's 1901 Cine films held
  • No auditioned
Place of event
  • Charlotte Waters and Alice Springs, N.T.,
  • Oenpelli, Flora River and Bathurst Island, N.T.,
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1860-1929
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Spencer, Baldwin
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Dance, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Aborigines of central and northern Australia: : 1901, 1912
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-itemsl
Instantiates
Production
Note
Digital access copies
Control code
F0001974
Dimensions
16mm.
Extent
10 film reels (approximately 3 hrs., approximately 8,050 feet)
Immediate source of acquisition
National Museum of Victoria;
Note
Form [?]
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Stock number
BALDWIN_SPENCER_W001 (FC00475_1-10)
Terms governing use
Copyright restrictions may apply
Label
Aborigines of central and northern Australia: : 1901, 1912
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-itemsl
Production
Note
Digital access copies
Control code
F0001974
Dimensions
16mm.
Extent
10 film reels (approximately 3 hrs., approximately 8,050 feet)
Immediate source of acquisition
National Museum of Victoria;
Note
Form [?]
Other physical details
silent, black and white
Stock number
BALDWIN_SPENCER_W001 (FC00475_1-10)
Terms governing use
Copyright restrictions may apply

Library Locations

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