Aborigine spearing fish

An Aboriginal man spearing fish in a river. This photograph is staged for the camera, and as shuch, should be regarded as saying as much about the photographer and his ideas as it does about the practices of Indigenous people.


Charles Kerry circa 1930s, printed from original negatives taken in 1890s. Photograph.


Accession number: H20921/6


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Buckley and the Aborigines