Nardoo grinding stones

Nardoo grinding stones used by Burke, Wills and King at Cooper's Creek, 1861. The three men were able to locate this indigenous foodstuff, but the intricacies of safely preparing it were beyond them.


Date of use circa 1861. Realia: stone.


Accession number: H5103


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Burke, Wills & Aboriginal guides