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Glass plate negative - Hut decked with porcupine grass, eastern Arrernte people, Arltunga, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Object type
Glass plate negatives

Object number
1985.0060.1053.001

Description
Black and white glass plate negative. An indigenous man sitting in the entrance of a round half sherical structure consisting of a sticks and foliage. "Arltunga" is inscribed on the edge of the negative.

Reproduced by Basedow in "The Australian Aboriginal", FW Preece and Sons, Adelaide, 1925, plate XV/2. Caption reads: 'Hut decked with with porcupine grass, Arltunga district.'

Collection name
Dr Herbert Basedow collection

Photographer
Dr Herbert Basedow

Place photographed
Australia

Date photographed
1920

Photographer
Dr Herbert Basedow

Place depicted
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Photograph taken 10 miles east of Alice Springs NT.

Date photographed
1920

Materials
Photographic emulsion, Glass

Dimensions
Length: 81mm
Width: 106mm



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