Archive Collections / Aborigines' Friends' Association / Series AA1/29 / 'LAWRIE - FIRST BLACK TO STAY AT MISSION', 'KOONIBBA.'

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.'

Captioned: 'Koonibba'.

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.

CreatorAborigines' Friends' Association
ControlAA 1/29/2
Date Range1947  -  1947
Quantity 0.1cm,   1   photographic print
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA1/29
Tindale Tribes: