The Resource The Wentworths' trip through Central Australia

The Wentworths' trip through Central Australia

Label
The Wentworths' trip through Central Australia
Title
The Wentworths' trip through Central Australia
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Contributor
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Barbara Wentworth was the wife of the Honourable William (Bill) Wentworth, a politician, the first Minister-in-charge of Aboriginal Affairs in 1968, and the ‘founding father’ of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Between the years of 1962-1988 the Wentworths travelled to many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia, often to remote locations accessible only by four-wheel drive. Barbara Wentworth documented much of these trips, including their many interactions with Indigenous people and communities. Photographs taken during a trip from Alice Springs, through several communities in central Northern Territory and Western Australia. Subjects include: Landscape scenes; desert scenes; portraits; meteor crater; American-owned oil rig; camp sites; water bore; horses; stations; trees; Iwupataka (Jay Creek Mission); children; ampitheatre; livistona palms; cyad palms; superindendant; Kaltukatjara (Docker Creek settlement); Petermann Ranges; witchetty grub hunt; weather balloon; Areyonga Mission; Yuendumu sport's day; broken down truck; bogged vehicle; wild camel; humpies; dingo pup; Sandy Blight Junction Road; Giles Track; four-wheel drive winched by tractor; maps; pandanus trees; forest; creek; Lutheran Church
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Cataloging source
AIAS
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1907-2005
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Wentworth, Barbara
Date time place
Gosses Bluff, Haast Bluff, Jay's Creek Mission, Hermannsberg Mission, Palm Valley, Kaltukatjara/Dock Creek Settlement, Petermann Ranges, Areyonga Mission, Yuendumu, Papunya, N.T.; Giles Track, W.A., June-September 1968
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Item level records available
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1907-2005
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Wentworth, Barbara
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  • Wentworth, W. C.
  • Wentworth, Barbara
  • Dingo
Label
The Wentworths' trip through Central Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Barbara Wentworth; William (Bill) Wentworth; Ed Connellan
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
175 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Georgina San Roque;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Deed of Gift
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
WENTWORTH.B08.CS (000171111-000171285)
Label
The Wentworths' trip through Central Australia
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Barbara Wentworth; William (Bill) Wentworth; Ed Connellan
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
175 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Georgina San Roque;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Deed of Gift
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
WENTWORTH.B08.CS (000171111-000171285)

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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