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Glass plate negative - Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

Object type
Glass plate negatives

Object number
1985.0060.4096.001

Description
Black and white glass plate negative. A photograph showing method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield. An indigenous man with headdress and body paint is posing with a boomerang in his hand raised behind his head, and a shield and another object held in front of him.

Collection name
Dr Herbert Basedow collection

Photographer
Dr Herbert Basedow

Place photographed
Australia
Photograph taken in Central Australia

Production date
1920

Materials
Photographic emulsion, Glass

Dimensions
Length: 82mm
Width: 108mm



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