Diaries [PRG 487/1] • Mixed material

Diaries

Diaries

Diary 2 of 163 pages kept by Bessie Mountford on the AASEAL Expedition to Arnhem Land, 1948, covering June 4 - July 31, 1948. Page 220 is restricted to the relevant Aboriginal Community (mortuary customs). Includes inserted copies of correspondence, photographs of the camp, tents, the Phoenix transport ship, Umbakumba (Groote Eylandt), and expedition members at work. Includes photographs of Aboriginal men creating bark paintings, (including artist Kulpidja), women digging for yams, preparing food and basket weaving. Digitised.