'Quabarra quirra of Atiala'


A man decorated for the sacred ceremony of the bandicoot, decorated from the waist up. He is kneeling in the centre of the picture plane, dogs and bushland in the background.

Formerly AP1193.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/2/53/2_p52_AP1193 and AA108/22/11/2.

For glass slides and plates see AA108/41/3_AP1193.

226. 'Sacred ceremony of the bandicoot (Quirra) Totem of Atiala, Represents woman of the Alcheringa. Arunta Tribe'.

Photograph taken Central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/2/226
Date Range1894  -  1902
Quantity   1   Print (b&w print from slide).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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