Preparing the fire for the Illpongworra


Men gathering for a fire ceremony. Some men are standing and some are laying down.

No former AP number located.

Formerly AA 108/37/2_3 (digital scan location).

Photograph similar to fig. 102 in The Arunta vol. I (1927) Preparing the fire for the Illpongworra (to face page 284).

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Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/25-27
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   3   Photograph (3 sepia prints).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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