J. W. LINDT, Coontajandra, Workii tribe, Northern Territory Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 1


Germany 1845 – , Australia 1926

  • Australia from 1862

Coontajandra, Workii tribe, Northern Territory 1893 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 'On 23 December the troupe sailed from Brisbane to Sydney and opened their first show on the 26 December at the Bondi Aquarium. They then travelled to Melbourne in late January. Photogrpah was taken in February 1893; see Michael Aird, Mandana Mapar and Paul Memmott, 'Wild Australia: Meston's Wild Australia show 1892-1893', exhibition catalogue, University of Queensland, 2015
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Dimensions: printed image 41.1 h x 20.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.450