Digitised Image

Artist unknown :Merry Creek (Plenty Ranges, 1864).

Reference Number: PUBL-0052-19

Shows a group of Australian aborigines beside a stream. In the left foreground a family group sits or stands beside a shelter made of tree branches and tends a campfire. Two dogs sit beside them. In the centre slightly further away, four men stand in a small canoe by the bank of the stream. One holds a flaming brand. At the right, a man with a long spear walks towards the campfire. The moon is out in the evening sky.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to Victoria, Moon, Aboriginal Australians, Dogs - Australia - Victoria, Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs, Aboriginal Australians - Dwellings, Aboriginal Australians - Food, Aboriginal Australians - Boats and Campfires.

Part of:
Troedel, Charles (Johannes Thedor Carl), 1835-1906 :The Melbourne album, containing a series of views of Melbourne & country districts. Melbourne, [ca 1863-64]., Reference Number PUBL-0052 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on page of album.1 lithograph, hand-coloured, page size 395 x 525 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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