'Head of witchety [witchetty] grub totem'


Men sitting in a gully at the completion of a ceremony. The focal point of the photograph is an old man, the head of the witchetty grub totem. He is decorated from the waist up, with a full face decoration.

No former AP number recorded.

456. 'Old man head of witchtey [witchetty] grup totem after close of ceremony Arunta'.

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/3/456
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   1   Print (b&w print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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