Colour photograph

Registration number
31543
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 of a woman collecting fan palm fronds used for manufacturing string in Port Keats.

Research notes

"Fan Palm (Livistonia humilis) is pushed over in order to get at the innermost crown section. Traditional name of palm: Thithimampe. Collector's Name: Gabriella Tcherna. Reference: Hardwick, J., The Material Culture of Port Keats, University of Queensland Museum Records p.23" [catalogue card note].

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