Photographic unclassified

Registration number
32109
Item name
Photographic unclassified 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mr Charles Kerry  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
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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 (mid shot) of a man seated and facing proper right; cicatrices visible on his torso, and upper and forearms; he wears armbands on both upper arms; studio inscription near lower edge: Native. Boogoolmurra Tribe. (1396). Kerry. Photo. Sydney; black border.

Research notes

A studio photo of "Jerrakul" one of the 27 men and women of Archibald Meston's "Wild Australia" troupe, which traveled to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne 1892-1893. Kerry Studio photograph no. 1396; taken December 1892.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition "Wild Australia: Meston's Wild Australia Show, 1892-1893" curated by Michael Aird and Mandana Mapar, curatorial research Paul Memmott, 20 February - 10 July, 2015.

Also from the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

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