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Record# 1998.306.150

Record# 1998.306.150


Date:
1912 - 1914

Named Person:

Photographer:
Walter Baldwin Spencer? Elsie Rosaline Masson? Mervyn John Holmes?

Expedition/Compiler:

Image Caption:

Source:
Helena Wayne

Acquired:
Donated March 1998

Collection:
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford


Region:
Northern Territory; Daly River

Cultural Group:
**Wagait is the name given by photographer Foelsche but Horton Map shows Daly River region traditional owners as ‘Malak Malak’. Alternate names for Wagait listed on Ausanthrop: Wogait, Amijangal, Ami, Worgait, Worgite, Worgaid, Wagait, Wagaidj, Wagite, Waggite, Wargad (by Murinbata), Murinwargad (by Murinbata), * Wadyiginy. Areas associated with this group listed on Ausanthrop: Anson Bay; Daly River; Point Blaze.

Description:
Group of nine Aboriginal men, some in European clothing, sitting crossed legged on ground, with coil of wire in foreground. Trees in background. [LM 10/3/2009]

Primary Documentation:
Written on back of print - Group of Berinken blacks on the Daly River [LM 10/3/2009]

Research Notes:


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