The Resource Bora ceremony participants and boys on horseback at Welltown Station

Bora ceremony participants and boys on horseback at Welltown Station

Label
Bora ceremony participants and boys on horseback at Welltown Station
Title
Bora ceremony participants and boys on horseback at Welltown Station
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Summary
Photographs collected by Richard Buchhorn from the Welltown region of Queensland. Photographs show young men with body decorations during a dress rehearsal for bora ceremony, and boys riding on a horse. Subjects include: bora ceremony; ceremonial dress; headdress; boomerangs; shields; fighting stick; initiation; horse riding; body painting; body decoration
Cataloging source
AIAS
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Buchhorn, Richard
Date time place
Welltown region, Qld., 1890-1899
Information about documentation
Item level records available
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Cameron, Donald McLeod
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Aboriginal Australians
Label
Bora ceremony participants and boys on horseback at Welltown Station
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • R. H. Mathews (The Bora of the Kamilaroi tribes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Vol. 9: 137-173) recorded a number of Bora Ceremonies held about this time: 1891 Kunopia; 1894 Gundabloui; 1895 Talwood. The rehersal photographed may be in perparation for one of these, as participants from Welltown are recorded to have attended the last two
  • Anna Kenny (The ‘Society’ at Bora Ceremonies, Oceania Vol. 80 No. 2) gives further information regarding the social significance of the bora ceremony
  • Persons photographed include: Joe McGregor; Sandy Corrigan; Billy Clevens; Old Davey
  • This collection shares some material with BUCHHORN.R07.BW
  • Digital access copies available
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0000314
Dimensions
large format
Extent
4 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
Richard Buchhorn;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Form
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
Photographic prints
Stock number
BUCHHORN.R01.BW (N03591)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0000314
Terms governing use
Public domain
Label
Bora ceremony participants and boys on horseback at Welltown Station
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • R. H. Mathews (The Bora of the Kamilaroi tribes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Vol. 9: 137-173) recorded a number of Bora Ceremonies held about this time: 1891 Kunopia; 1894 Gundabloui; 1895 Talwood. The rehersal photographed may be in perparation for one of these, as participants from Welltown are recorded to have attended the last two
  • Anna Kenny (The ‘Society’ at Bora Ceremonies, Oceania Vol. 80 No. 2) gives further information regarding the social significance of the bora ceremony
  • Persons photographed include: Joe McGregor; Sandy Corrigan; Billy Clevens; Old Davey
  • This collection shares some material with BUCHHORN.R07.BW
  • Digital access copies available
Carrier category
other
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
P0000314
Dimensions
large format
Extent
4 negatives
Immediate source of acquisition
Richard Buchhorn;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Form
Other physical details
black and white
Reproduction note
Photographic prints
Stock number
BUCHHORN.R01.BW (N03591)
System control number
(Sirsi) P0000314
Terms governing use
Public domain

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