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Herbert Basedow photographs and drawings relating to Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1890-ca. 1930

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Record title

Herbert Basedow photographs and drawings relating to Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1890-ca. 1930

Call numbers

PXA 1685/Boxes 1-2 , PXD 1286/Boxes 1-5 , PXD 1287/Folders 1-3 , PXE 1440/Boxes1-4

Record identifier

1bGdX2mY

Herbert Basedow photographs and drawings relating to Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1890-ca. 1930

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Herbert Basedow photographs and drawings relating to Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1890-ca. 1930

Full title

Herbert Basedow photographs and drawings relating to Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1890-ca. 1930

Date

ca. 1890-ca. 1930

Call Numbers

PXA 1685/Boxes 1-2 , PXD 1286/Boxes 1-5 , PXD 1287/Folders 1-3 , PXE 1440/Boxes1-4

Record Identifier

1bGdX2mY
Physical Description

Contents

Approx. 1700 photographs - 50.5 x 58 cm and smaller

178 drawings - 294 x 77 cm and smaller - watercolour and pen & ink :

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : created before 1955 - refers to photographs

Out of copyright : creator died before 1955 - refers to drawings by Herbert Basedow

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

Terms of use

Restricted : - - For access to this material please contact the Head of Pictures Section - - Culturally sensitive material - contains images of deceased people, diseased & deformed people and secret ceremonies - refers to PXD 1286/Box 2 & PXE 1350/Box 2

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

PXD 1286/Box 1
(32 mounted photographs and one drawing)
Includes photographs from:
The Mackay Exploring Expedition, Central Australia. 1926
The Mackay Exploring Expedition, Arnhem Land, 1928
Third Medical Relief Expedition, 1920

1. Wongapitcha Tribesman
2. Injinniga, the Rain-Maker
3. [Aboriginal woman]
4. Central Mt...

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Full title

Herbert Basedow photographs and drawings relating to Aboriginal Australians, ca. 1890-ca. 1930

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Pic.Acc. Update Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.5669 as part of the eRecords Project 2012-2013

Signature / Inscriptions

Most photographs and some drawings are identified

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Mrs N. Basedow, March 1934
Pic.Acc.5669

Administrative / Biographical history

Herbert Basedow , 1881-1933 was an anthropologist, geologist, explorer and medical practitioner. He took part in geological, exploratory and medical relief expeditions to central and northern Australia during which he took photographs and recorded the traditional way of life of Aboriginal Australians.
Reference:
Australian Dictionary of Biogr...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 1685/Boxes 1-2 , PXD 1286/Boxes 1-5 , PXD 1287/Folders 1-3 , PXE 1440/Boxes1-4

Record Identifier

1bGdX2mY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1bGdX2mY

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Reference code

1017327

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