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Aboriginal bark painting, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308K/1

Scope and Contents

250 x 165 mm. This bark painting from Australia's Northern Territory is shown by Aboriginal healers to young men on being accepted into society after their initiation rites. The painting indicates the paths that are taken by certain Aboriginal families into a central corroboree ground, in this case situated in the Whistle Duck country. Produced by the Australian Information Service.


  • Creation: 1973


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Finding aid date

2006-10-19 14:54:47+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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