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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, 1948 : material culture and ceremonial activities

Label
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, 1948 : material culture and ceremonial activities
Title
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, 1948
Title remainder
material culture and ceremonial activities
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Summary
Photographs taken by R. L. Specht who was a botanist on the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land in 1948. Subjects include: individual and group portraits; canoe with Macassan sail off Bickerton Island; woman gathering sugar bag; Church Missionary Society buildings and gardens on Groote Eylandt; dance at Yirrkala; mortuary poles; ceremonial objects; Mataman painting bark; general scenes; men butchering turtle; expedition camp site at Yirrkala;
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1924-
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Specht, R. L.
Date time place
Delissaville, Hemple Bay, Bickerton Island, Groote Eylandt, Yirrkala, Gove, Darwin, Oenpelli, NT, 1948
Information about documentation
Caption list available
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1924-
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Specht, R. L.
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  • American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land
  • Miller, Bob
  • Harney, Bill
  • Marika, Wandjuk
  • Coate, H. H. J
  • Mountford, Charles P.
Label
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, 1948 : material culture and ceremonial activities
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Persons photographed include: Nangwarra; Tommy; Dubbo; Nanjerapea; Robert Miller; Bill Harney; Mataman; Naryin; Wandjuk Marika; Howard Coate; Charles Mountford
  • Digital access copies available
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0001270
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
55 copy negatives
Governing access note
  • Open access
  • Some images are restricted - ceremonial, gender specific (male)
Immediate source of acquisition
Specht, R. L;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Form
Other physical details
black and white
Stock number
SPECHT.R01.BW (N04876-N04878)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0001270
Label
American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land, 1948 : material culture and ceremonial activities
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Persons photographed include: Nangwarra; Tommy; Dubbo; Nanjerapea; Robert Miller; Bill Harney; Mataman; Naryin; Wandjuk Marika; Howard Coate; Charles Mountford
  • Digital access copies available
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0001270
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
55 copy negatives
Governing access note
  • Open access
  • Some images are restricted - ceremonial, gender specific (male)
Immediate source of acquisition
Specht, R. L;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Form
Other physical details
black and white
Stock number
SPECHT.R01.BW (N04876-N04878)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0001270

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