B & W photograph

Registration number
33519
Item name
B & W photograph 
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: 35 mm W: 35 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

A B&W photograph (mid shot) of a man seated at an angle with back to camera and facing proper left; studio inscription at lower edge: 110. 548. Workii Warrior. Kerry Photo Sydney.

Research notes

A studio photo of "Kudajarnd" 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 no. 548; photo taken December 1892; from Kerry Studio contact sheet. Also see photos 32101, 32111 and 33520.

Other photos of "Kudajarnd" from the Anthropology Museum collection (32111) and other institutions were used the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition and publication "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.

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