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Charles Kerry

(Australia 1858 – 1928)

Title
61-75 (A): 61. 'Nerelle', princess of Moruya tribe, NSW 62. Aboriginal girl with Helieman 63. Aboriginal girl, Roma district, NSW 64. 'Gingung', warrior, Bathurst disrict, NSW 65. 'Warryne', chief, Yass district, NSW 66. 'Gumbarlee', warrior, Clarence River, NSW 67. Aboriginal, Namoi River, NSW 68. Aboriginal, Barron River, Queensland 69. Aboriginal, Port Darwin, Queensland 70. Aboriginal, Ethridge River, Queensland 71-73. Aboriginal, Prince of Wales Island, Queensland 74-75. Aboriginal, Port Essenden, Queensland 31-45 (B): 31. Bora rite: Taking the young men to the chiefs 32. Bora rite: Leaving the Bora ground 33. Bora rite: Passing under the arch of spears 34. Bora rite: Approaching the high chief 35. Bora ground 36. Bora rite: Arrival of the king 37. Bora ceremony: An ambush 38. Bora rite: At the mound figure 39. Bora rite: Spearing the wild boar 40-41. Aboriginal climbing tree with piece of vine 42. Aboriginal warriors 43. Aboriginal warriors and gin 44. Aboriginals making fire with stick 45. Aboriginal Peel River NSW
Year
1880s-1890s
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
2 gelatin silver photographs
Dimensions

21.8 x 31.0 cm original card:

a - 61-75; 14.8 x 19.3 cm; image/sheet

b - 31-45; 14.5 x 18.8 cm; image/sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1986
Accession number
16.1986.19.a-b
Copyright
Unable to display image due to cultural restrictions
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Judy Annear, Portraits of Oceania, Sydney, 1997, 56 (illus.). cat.no. 69, part 19a

Exhibition history (1)

Portraits of Oceania, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Aug 1997–26 Oct 1997