B & W photograph

Registration number
33362
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Mrs M. Christison  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > CorindaThomson River
Map
Collector
Mrs M. M. Bennett 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1980 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs M. M. Bennett 
Dimensions
H: W: 35 mm L: 35 mm D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

"An aboriginal from Corinda on the Thomson below Uanda. Photographed by Mrs Christison in 1898 (caption)" [catalogue card note].

Part of a collection of photographs taken by Mrs Christison in the years 1874, 1896 and 1898 while living on Lammermoor station with her husband Robert Christison. Their daughter Mary Montgomery Bennett published some of these photographs in her book 'Christison of Lammermoor' (1927). She donated the photographs along with other documents to the University of Queensland in 1929 where they were held by the Fryer Library until 1980.

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