Colour photograph

Registration number
31542
Item name
Colour photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Darwin-Daly region > Port Keats
Map
Collector
G. Wallace 
Acquisition date
February 01, 1978 
Acquisition method
by Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Dimensions
H: W: 130 mm L: 89 mm D: Circum:

Description

Colour photograph a woman collecting fan palm fronds used for manufacturing string.

Research notes

"Collection of fan palm (Livistena humilis) for use in manufacture of string. Traditional name of palm: Thithimampe. Collector's Name: Gabriella Tcherna (mother of Edwina in 31544. Reference: Hardwick, J., The Material Culture of Port Keats, University of Queensland Museum Records p.23" [catalogue card note].

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