photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); a person standing outdoors wearing headgear made from Wilgie Mia clay for the purpose of mourning; Western Australia, Australia.
- Production date
Height: 14.70 centimetres (mount)
Height: 15 centimetres
Width: 19.10 centimetres (mount)
Width: 11.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This image has been photographed 12 miles away from Broome in Western Australia, Australia. The inscription also identifies that the person in the image is weaaring a mourning headgear made from clay from an ochre mine Wilgie Mia in the Weld Range in central Western Australia.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- One of a collection of photographs of Australian Indigenous people and objects donated to the British Museum by Mr LA Burman, Schools Museum Officer, the Bowes Museum, Durham, in May 1963. See letter from LA Burman, 15 May 1963, Dept of Africa, Oceania & the Americas Correspondence Archive.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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