Six men standing with their backs to the photographer. The men appear to be aged from early teenagers to young men. They are painted for ceremony.

Formerly AP1186.

For mounted album photograh see AA108/2/51/3_p50_AP1186 and AA108/12/49/5.

For glass slides and plates see AA108/41/3_AP1186.

236. 'Boys in foreground have just undergone preliminary initiatory rite after which they are not allowed to visit the women's camp'.

Photograph taken Central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/2/236
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   1   Print (b&w print from slide).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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