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Birtles' travels around Australia: hunting, gathering, and daily life

Label
Birtles' travels around Australia: hunting, gathering, and daily life
Title
Birtles' travels around Australia: hunting, gathering, and daily 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; spears; sand dunes; bore water pipe; dog; dugout canoes; canoes with sails; handing out rations; wild bull chasing man up tree; hunting; pandanus trees; drinking from water hole; spear thrower; flock of emus; sign language gestures; man with hunting rifle; outrigger canoes; hunting and catching turtle; spearing stingrays; harpooning; preparing fishing nets; boy with cicatrisations; spear fishing; paperbark humpy; stone knapping; cooking goanna; making string; collecting firewood; smoking long wooden pipe; man with alsatian dog; grinding nardoo seeds; boy climbing tree; children eating shellfish; chopping wood; listening for bees; man holding eagle hawk; wild geese; ducks; pelican; dead buffalo; hunting and cooking kangaroo and wallaby; girl carrying lizards; file snakes; mussel shells; crabs; fish; digging out turtle eggs; slaughtering turtle; crocodile hunting; slaughtering chicken; shell midden; tree climbing; camps and campfires; loin cloths and grass skirts; coolamon; firewood; digging stick
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birtles, Francis
Date time place
Northern and Central Australia; Alligator River, N.T.; Barron River, Qld., 1920
Information about documentation
Caption list available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Birtles, Francis
Label
Birtles' travels around Australia: hunting, gathering, and daily 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
347 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
Max Pechey;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Form
  • Image F00004441 is restricted (sensitive material)
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
BIRTLES.F20.BW (F00004408-F00004753)
Label
Birtles' travels around Australia: hunting, gathering, and daily 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
347 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
Max Pechey;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Form
  • Image F00004441 is restricted (sensitive material)
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
BIRTLES.F20.BW (F00004408-F00004753)

Subject

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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