Black trackers

Staged photgraph of two Indigneous men posing as trackers. The image was shot in a studio on Bourke Street. These staged photographs say more about the photographer and European conceptions of Indigenous people than about the traditional practices of Indigenous people themselves.


Henry Goldman, circa 1902. Photograph.


Accession number: H96.160/705


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures Collection.


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Aboriginal trackers