'Preparing for a corroboree'

Men preparing for a corroboree - men being decorated, some sitting and some lying down having their faces and bodies painted.

No former AP number but relate to AA 108/50/1/54 - AA 108/50/1/55 and AA 108/50/1/58 - AA 108/50/1/61.

56. 'Preparing for a corroboree'.
57. 'Preparing for a corroboree'.

Photograph appears in The Arunta Volume II (1927) fig. 229. 'Preparation for the Tjitjingalla Corroboree' (to face page 560).

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/1/56-57
Date Range1890  -  1912
Quantity   2   Photograph (b&w prints).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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