B & W photograph

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Registration number
31531
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > South Australia > Central Australia > Ooldea
Map
Collector
Mr Harry E. Green ? 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Mr Harry E. Green ? 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Black and white photograph of two men with body decoration posing in an outdoor setting for the camera in Ooldea, South Australia.

Research notes

Mattingley C. and K. Hampton 1992 Survival in Our Own Land: 'Aboriginal' Experiences in 'South Australia' Since 1836. Raydalmere, NSW: Hodder & Stoughton, pp.238 - Harrie Green missionary at Ooldea from 1935 until it closed in 1952.

Brockwell, S., T. Gara, S. Colley, and S. Cane 1989 The history and archaeology of Ooldea Soak and Mission, Australian Archaeology 28:55-77 (pp. 62) - United Aboriginal Mission at Ooldea was closed in June 1951 suggesting photo was taken before 1955.

"H E Green, U A Mission - Ooldea, South Australia. United Aborigines Mission (?). Green was employed by UAM" [catalogue card note].

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