Group of Erleara standing around sacred Kowowa Pole

Archive Collections / Francis James Gillen / Series AA 108/50 / Group of Erleara standing around sacred Kowowa Pole

Photograph taken from a distance. A group of men are standing in a clearing around the sacred Kowowa Pole. These men are all decorated with totemic designs. There are some men seated, who are also decorated in front of the standing men and some seated to side of the picture frame and slightly out of focus.

Formerly AP1017.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/2/9/2_p8_AP1017 & AA108/24/33/2.

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

481. 'Duplicate. Mrs. Brailsford Robertson'.
482. 'Group at ceremonial ground daylight. Duplicate'.
483. 'Duplicate'.
484. 'Group of Erleara standing around the sacred Kowowa Pole at the Engwura ground. Men all decorated with totemic designs'.

Photograph taken MacDonnell Ranges, NT.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/3/481-484
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   4   Print (2 b&w prints, 2 b&w prints from slide). .
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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