The Resource The Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna

The Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna

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The Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna
Title
The Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna
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Language
eng
Summary
Barbara Wentworth was the wife of the Honourable William (Bill) Wentworth, a politician, the first Minister-in-charge of Aboriginal Affairs in 1968, and the ‘founding father’ of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Between the years of 1962-1988 the Wentworths travelled to many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia, often to remote locations accessible only by four-wheel drive. Barbara Wentworth documented much of these trips, including their many interactions with Indigenous people and communities. Photographs taken during the Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna. Subjects include: Len Beadell plaque; grader and shovel - iron ore mining; camp sites; landscape scenes; stations; dog proof fence; natural gas pipeline track; fresh water springs; lake; artesian mound; cattle; archaeological digs; dirt roads and tracks; fossils; Diprotodon bones; giant emu fossil; map of South Australia; mountain ranges; school building; homesteads and stations; building ruins; signs; maps
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AIAS
Date time place
Talawana Track, Mount Newman, W.A.; Wilpena Pound, Wirrealpa, Moolawatana, Skeleton Creek, Lake Callabonna, Frome Downs, Wooltana, Mulyungarie, Kalabity, Curnamona, S.A., July-September 1970
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Caption list available
Label
The Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna
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http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
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  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: William (Bill) Wentworth; Barbara Wentworth; Richard H. Tedford
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
85 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Georgina San Roque;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Deed of Gift
  • See unaccessioned slides for two related images - studio portraits of the Diprotodon from the Australian Museum
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
WENTWORTH.B11.CS (000171779-000171863)
Label
The Wentworths' trip to an archaeological dig at Lake Callabonna
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: William (Bill) Wentworth; Barbara Wentworth; Richard H. Tedford
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
85 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Georgina San Roque;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Deed of Gift
  • See unaccessioned slides for two related images - studio portraits of the Diprotodon from the Australian Museum
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
WENTWORTH.B11.CS (000171779-000171863)

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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