Access to the Collections of the South Australian Museum will be closed from December 2023 while staff complete essential audit work. The closure is expected to last until mid-2024. Our galleries remain open to the public.
4 photographs, 'The spinning leaf, a children's game. A gum leaf is bent to a propeller shape and heated so that the form is retained. Dexterously spun in an updraft from a fire, these leves ascent to an astonishing height.'
Three Australian Aboriginal children around a fire
Seated Australian Aboriginal child
Five Australian Aboriginal children around a fire
Close up of Australian Aboriginal child with a leaf