Bleeding into shields after the operation


Young men kneeling over shields to catch the blood from their operations are crouched off to the side. Other men sitting and waiting for the performance to be complete. There is a totemic pole that they are sitting beneath.

Formerly AP5980.

For mounted album photograph see AA108/24/61/3.

553. No annotation recorded.
554. 'duplicate'.

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

AIATSIS Tribal/Language Groups: Arrernte.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
ControlAA 108/50/1/3/553-554
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   2   Print (b&w prints).
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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