Image: Front view of a man with a large scar on his chest and several scars on his face, wearing a loincloth. There is at least one other person who can only be partially seen just to the left of the tree in the foreground.
Annotations: 'LAWRIE - FIRST BLACK TO STAY AT MISSION', 'KOONIBBA MEMBER OF MIRIN [Mirning] TRIBE b.1868 died at Koonibba 1947.'
Other Information: 'LAWRIE' is probably Michael William Lawrie, also known as "Mickey Free" of the Mirning people.
Negatives on file: 35mm b/w film
Photographed in: South Australia.
This item includes reference to the following named group: 'Mirning'.
Tindale Tribes: Mirning.
This corresponds to AIATSIS Language/Language Groups: Mirning.