B & W photograph

Registration number
31512
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
E. R. Gribble ?  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley region > Forrest River
Map
Collector
 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by E. R. Gribble ? 
Dimensions
H: 150 mm W: 105 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Black and white photograph of a man with hair tied up in a knot on his head holding a spear in a spearthrower in his right hand and another spear in his left hand, standing on top of a rock.

Research notes

"Oomah - E. Kimberley warrior. Forrest River. Herbert Small" [catalogue card note]. "Forrest River native" [caption found in Gribble, E. R. 1930 Forty Years with the Aborigines. Angus and Robertson LTD: Sydney:57]

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