B & W photograph

Registration number
32104
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr Charles Kerry  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Riverina > Wagga
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Collector
 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
by Tyrrell's Museum 
Dimensions
H: 120 mm W: 95 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Black and white photograph of a woman standing and looking forward; she wears an animal fur around her waist and holds a round bowl on her proper right shoulder with the same hand; studio inscription near lower edge: "1897. 'Bhoolidhoo', Queen, Wagga, Tribe, N.S.W. Kerry".

Research notes

Kerry Studio photograph no. 1897. 'Hair not so short. Possibly her royalty exempted her from fights' [catalogue card note]. Photo taken c. 1885-1917.

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