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Aboriginal chief
(c. 1900-1917)

Medium
collotype
Measurements
13.7 × 8.5 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
stamped in red ink on support l.l.: Aboriginal Chief
stamped in red ink on support l.r.: Kerry & Co., Sydney
Accession Number
2007.45
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Denis Joachim, 2007
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Portrait of Aboriginal chief, Barron River, Queensland, with body paint and head decorations, in ceremonial dress.