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Portrait photographs of Aboriginal people from the Clarence River region, ca. 1905 / by Rudolf Pöch

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Portrait photographs of Aboriginal people from the Clarence River region, ca. 1905 / by Rudolf Pöch

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PXB 1710

Record identifier

1DrNBwy9

Portrait photographs of Aboriginal people from the Clarence River region, ca. 1905 / by Rudolf Pöch

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Portrait photographs of Aboriginal people from the Clarence River region, ca. 1905 / by Rudolf Pöch

Full title

Portrait photographs of Aboriginal people from the Clarence River region, ca. 1905 / by Rudolf Pöch

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1905

Call Numbers

PXB 1710

Record Identifier

1DrNBwy9
Physical Description

Contents

14 photographic prints - 15 x 10 cm or smaller, on card 21 x 15 cm - gelatin silver

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Fourteen black & white portrait photographs of eight different Aboriginal people, each with typescript captions and manuscript annotations in pencil on the verso. The photographs are housed in a custom black quarter morocco clamshell box, with ‘Rudolf Pöch / Photographs / c.1905’ in gold on the spine.

1. Robin Smith (NS-Wales)
2. Robin S...

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Full title

Portrait photographs of Aboriginal people from the Clarence River region, ca. 1905 / by Rudolf Pöch

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NOTES

Published information

Rudolf Pöch’s dissertation, ‘Studien an Eingeborenen von Neu-Suedwales und an australischen Schaedeln’ [Investigations into the Indigenous people of New South Wales and Australian skulls], published in 1915, includes eleven of these images.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from James Cummins Bookseller, Melbourne Rare Book Fair Catalogue, Item 30, July 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

Rudolf Pöch (1870-1921) was an Austrian doctor, cinematographer, photographer and anthropologist. During a trip to Papua New Guinea in 1904-1906, he spent some time in New South Wales, with skull studies in the Australian Museum and a field trip to the Clarence River region providing material for his doctoral dissertation. The photographs were take...

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PXB 1710

Record Identifier

1DrNBwy9

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1001658

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