Glass plate negative

Registration number
35024
Item name
Glass plate negative 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Brisbane
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1986 
Acquisition method
by Dr Donald J. Tugby 
Dimensions
H: W: 85 mm L: 85 mm D: Circum:

Description

Glass slide depicting two men fighting with shield and club. There is a building in the background and a signage [Jo]hn McNab & [S]on.

Research notes

Exhibition label: [Archibald] Meston having shield & nulla combat, Commonwealth Celebrations at Sir Joseph Banks Grounds, Kurnell, Sydney January 1901." From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition "Wild Australia: Meston's Wild Australia Show, 1892-1893", exhibition curated by Michael Aird and Mandana Mapar, curatorial research Paul Memmott, 20 February - 10 July, 2015.

"From glass negative/lantern slide - no caption" [catalogue card note].

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