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Lantern slide - Pitjantjatjara man, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920-1924

Object type
Lantern slides

Object number
1985.0060.2711

Description
Black and white lantern slide showing a bearded Aboriginal man from the chest up viewed from the front with long hair and white lines painted on his chest and face.

Reproduced by Basedow in "The Australian Aboriginal", FW Preece And Sons, Adelaide, 1925, plate IV/2. Caption reads: 'Wongapitcha warrior, so-called Semitic type.'

Collection name
Dr Herbert Basedow collection

Photographer
Dr Herbert Basedow

Place designed
Australia

Date photographed
1920 - 1924

Place depicted
Australia

Date photographed
1900 - 1929
1900s-1920s

Materials
Photographic emulsion

Dimensions
Length: 82mm
Width: 82mm



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