Man decorated for emu totem ceremony. Feathers adorn his body for his ankles to the top of his embellished head dress. The totenic designs are in a linear pattern.

Formerly AP5886.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/12/11/4 & AA108/24/14/2.

520. 'from T.A. Parkhouse (AA247) estate July 52 [illegible]'.
521. 'A sacred ceremony of the emu totem. Emu totem. "Quaba Erlia of Inchapitng" Central Australia F.J. Gillen. L.H. Griffiths. Sacred ceremony of the Emu Totem C.Australia period 1896-1897 Pres. By Mrs. L.H.Griffiths April 1950'.

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/3/520-521
Date Range1896  -  1897
Quantity   2   Print (1 sepia, b&w mounted print).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints, Mounted Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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