'Sacred ceremony of the Emu Totem of Unggwatja'

Archive Collections / Francis James Gillen / Series AA 108/50 / 'Sacred ceremony of the Emu Totem of Unggwatja'

Man kneeling with a fighting club in each hand. He is wearing a feather headdress and his face is entirely covered by white feathers. His chest and upper thighs are decorated also.

Formerly AP1027.

For mounted album photograph see AA 108/2/11/4_p10_AP1027, AA 108/12/12/3 and AA 108/24/64/3.

For glass slides and plates see AA 108/41/3_AP1027.

103. Duplicate. Mrs. Brailsford Robertson'.
104. 'Vilia of Unggwatja. Duplicate'.
105. 'Sacred ceremony of the Emu Totem of Unggwatja showing performer at close range'.

Photograph taken MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/103-105
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   3   Photograph (sepia, 2 b&w prints).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
Tindale Tribes: