Glass plate negatives
Black and white glass plate negative showing an Aboriginal man wearing a conical headdress on his hands and knees.
Reproduced by Basedow in "The Australian Aboriginal", FW Preece and Sons, Adelaide, 1925, plate XXXII. Caption reads: 'An epidode of the great fire ceremony, Kolaia tribe. / "Presently the music starts again, and the spirit known as 'Ngardaddi' is seen to be steathily creeping towards the fire, his body lying flat upon the ground and his legs dragging behind." '
Dr Herbert Basedow collection
Dr Herbert Basedow
Photographic emulsion, Glass