B & W photograph
- Registration number
- Item name
- B & W photograph
- Indigenous name
- Mr Charles Kerry
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1950
- Acquisition method
- by Tyrrell's Museum
- H: 35 mm W: 35 mm L: D: Circum:
A B&W photograph (mid shot) of a man seated and facing forward; he wears a headdress, necklace with multiple strands, a band crossing over chest and under arms and plaited armbands with feathers on both upper arms; studio inscription at lower edge: 133 [other inscription illegible].
A studio photo of "Dugum" one of the 27 men and women of Archibald Meston's "Wild Australia" troupe, which traveled to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne 1892-1893. From Kerry Studio contact sheet; Kerry Studio no. 1384; photo taken December 1892. See photo 32101.
The same photograph held at the State Library of NSW shows the Kerry & Co Photo copyright stamp at the lower left corner and inscription on lower edge: Prince of wales Island Warrior. (1384). Kerry. Photo. Sydney.
A copy of this photograph was included in 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.