The Resource Birtles' travels around Australia: ceremonies, sacred objects, and everyday life

Birtles' travels around Australia: ceremonies, sacred objects, and everyday life

Label
Birtles' travels around Australia: ceremonies, sacred objects, and everyday life
Title
Birtles' travels around Australia: ceremonies, sacred objects, and everyday life
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs taken by Francis Birtles during travels around Australia. Subjects include: portraits of Aboriginal men, women and children; painted chest and body designs; sacred objects; bone pointing; playing didjeridu; feather decorations; male ceremonies; bone nose ornament; ceremonial dance; crocodile ceremony; cicatrations; initiation ceremony; funeral ceremony; spearthrowing; rock painting; making stone tools; rock art on Arafura coast; drawings of initiation, skeleton, barramundi, tortoise, barramundi, and canoe; drying crocodile skins; fighting with boomerangs and sticks; people with dogs; man riding turtle; swimming in lagoon; drawing water from well; typewriting machine; Aboriginal people in chains; dugout canoe; carving up buffalo; bogged car; handing out rations; Aboriginal police; reading 'Pix' magazine; man riding donkey; stockman and horse; cooking damper
Member of
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Birtles, Francis
Date time place
Northern and Central Australia; Alligator River, N.T.; Barron River, Qld., 1920
Information about documentation
Caption list available
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Birtles, Francis
Label
Birtles' travels around Australia: ceremonies, sacred objects, and everyday life
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Francis Birtles; Nea Birtles
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
large format
Extent
252 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
Max Pechey;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Form
  • Images F00004158-F00004162 (men only); F00004163 (women only); F00004164; F00004166 (men only); F00004167 (women only); F00004169-F00004174; F00004184; F00004187 (sensitive material); F00004188 (men only); F00004189-F00004191 (sensitive material); F00004198 (men only); F00004199 (sensitive material); F00004205-F00004208 (men only); F00004209-F00004210 (sensitive material); F00004228-F00004229 (men only) are restricted
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
BIRTLES.F19.BW (F00004157-F00004407)
Label
Birtles' travels around Australia: ceremonies, sacred objects, and everyday life
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Francis Birtles; Nea Birtles
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
large format
Extent
252 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
Max Pechey;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Form
  • Images F00004158-F00004162 (men only); F00004163 (women only); F00004164; F00004166 (men only); F00004167 (women only); F00004169-F00004174; F00004184; F00004187 (sensitive material); F00004188 (men only); F00004189-F00004191 (sensitive material); F00004198 (men only); F00004199 (sensitive material); F00004205-F00004208 (men only); F00004209-F00004210 (sensitive material); F00004228-F00004229 (men only) are restricted
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
BIRTLES.F19.BW (F00004157-F00004407)

Library Locations

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