'Nathagura [fire ceremony]'

Anterior view of a man decorated for a fire ceremony (nathagura).

Formerly AP6068.

149. 'Man taking part in the fire ceremony. To protect him from the burning torches his white body is coated over with pipe clay + mud. Warramunga.'
150. 'Nathagura [fire ceremony] Warramunga.'

Photograph taken central Australia.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

CreatorFrancis James Gillen
Date Range1890  -  1902
Quantity   2   Prints
FormatsLoose Photographic Prints
Series AA 108/50
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