AA 108  Francis James Gillen  Guide to Records
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Series AA 108/06
Volume 'C' Blue bound photograph album
CONTAINS RESTRICTED MATERIAL
Quantity96 Photographs
ProvenanceFrancis James Gillen
Description

The mounted photographs are supported by detailed descriptions of the event or people.

The AP number is a former accessioning system which has been superceded.

Annotated images are cited in the description in quotation marks. Some images are duplicated in other albums.

Inventory Listing

AA 108/6/1/1-4

Page One

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Conclusion of the Sun ceremony Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6293. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Illustrates quick method of procuring a wooden vessel by removing a slab of bark'. This item is restricted. Formerly AP6294.
  4. 'A scene at the black snake ceremony (Waramanga)'. Formerly AP6295.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/1/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/1/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/2/1-4

Page Two

  ONE IMAGE ON THIS PAGE IS RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Conclusion of a black snake ceremony (Waramanga)'. Formerly AP6296. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6298.
  4. 'Mara tribe'. Formerly AP6297.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Mara; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/2/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/2/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/3/1-4

Page Three

  ONE IMAGE ON THIS PAGE IS RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Conclusion of a black snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6299. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Waramanga boy with miniture spear'. Additional information from The photographs of Baldwin Spencer, The Miegunyah Press, Musuem Victora, 2005: "55. Warumunga child running with play spear. Tennant Creek, July-September 1901". Formerly AP6300.
  4. 'Warramunga man weaving fur string.' Formerly AP6301.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/3/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/3/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/4/1-4

Page Four

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Atjili ant ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6303. This item is restricted.
  3. 'At conclusion of eagle hawk ceremony Arunta tribe.' Formerly AP6302. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Testing shields of returned members of avenging party Waramanga'. Formerly AP6304. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/4/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/4/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/5/1-5

Page Five

 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Unintjara tribe Mt Stuart'. Formerly AP6306.
  3. 'Waramanga tribe'. Formerly AP6308.
  4. 'Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6305.
  5. 'Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6307.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/5/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/5/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/6/1-5

Page Six

  FOUR IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Knocking out upper incisors young woman (Waramanga)'. Formerly AP6309. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Hakae tree ceremony, Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6310. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Women bathing before undergong rite of knocking out tooth (Waramanga)'. Formerly AP6311. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Frog (totem) ceremony Kaitish tribe'. Formerly AP6312. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Kaititja; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/6/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/6/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/7/1-4

Page Seven

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'On the morning following the death of a man men are seen searching for tracks in the vicinity of the 'tree grave'. Formerly AP6313. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Tree burial body being finally covered'. Formerly AP6314. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Unchalka grub totem ceremony Arunta tribe. Performers represents the grub in its chrysalis state. This particular grub was the Alcheinga uncle of the performers'. Formerly AP6315. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/7/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/7/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/8/1-5

Page Eight

  FOUR IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Women dancing at beginning of Waramanga fire ceremony'. Formerly AP6316. This item is restricted.
  3. 'A kangaroo ceremony (Arunta)'. Formerly AP6317. This item is restricted.
  4. `Final drawings Walunkwa Ceremony.' Formerly AP6318. This item is restricted.
  5. `From left- (1) Decorated for Ant. (2) White Cockatoo.(3) Great Lizzard, Ceremony (Warramunga).' Formerly AP6319. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/8/1-5
Date Range 1901 - 2005
Quantity 4 Photographs
Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/8/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/9/1-5

Page Nine

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Final scene, black snake ceremony (Waramanga)'. Formerly AP6320. This item is restricted.
  3. 'This ceremony will make it easier for the man to catch or kill kangaroo'. Formerly AP6321. This item is restricted..
  4. 'Performing Emu ceremony (Waramanga tribe)'. Formerly AP6322. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Knocking out teeth (Waramanga tribe)'. Additional information from The photographs of Baldwin Spencer, The Miegunyah Press, Musuem Victora, 2005: "51. Kaytetye girl having upper incisor tooth knocked out by her mother's classificatory sister. Barrow Creek 13 June 1901"'. Formerly AP6323.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/9/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/9/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/10/1-5

Page Ten

  FOUR IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'A witchetty grub ceremony Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6324. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Scene fire ceremony Waramanga' . Formerly AP6325. This item is restricted..
  4. 'At a sacred storehouse of a kangaroo totem Waramanga'. Formerly AP6326. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Avenging party pressing Kivia Urkna sacred hair girdle to mens bodies'. Formerly AP6327. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/10/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/10/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/11/1-5

Page Eleven

 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Tjingilli tribe'. Formerly AP6329.
  3. 'Young medicine urkala wearing sacred nose ornament emblem of his rank as a medicine man'. Formerly AP6331.
  4. 'Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6328.
  5. 'Kaitish tribe'. Formerly AP6330.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Kaititja; Tjingili.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/11/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/11/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/12/1-4

Page Twelve

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Women dancing during the performance of the rite of sub-incision (para) (Warramanga). Formerly AP6332. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Ant iljalpi ceremony. (Warramanga)'. Formerly AP6333. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Showing sacred drawing great snake Walunk-we ceremony Waramanga tribe centre figure represents the great snake'. Formerly AP6334. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/12/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/12/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/13/1-4

Page Thirteen

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Burmburu ceremony of finally burying the arm bone of a dead person. Women mourning and wailing over the bone which has been brought in from the tree grave. Waramanga'. Formerly AP6335. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Tribal sons in law delivering the bone from the father of deceased Waramanga'. Formerly AP6336. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Women and children watching the arrival of the bone Waramanga'. Formerly AP6337. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/13/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/13/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/14/1-4

Page Fourteen

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Arunta children'. Formerly AP6339.
  3. 'Avenging party (Arunta) pressing the sacred hair girdle Karia Unkina to the bodies of members of the avenging party.' Formerly AP6338. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Black snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6340. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/14/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/14/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/15/1-3

Page Fifteen

 
  1. Two photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Urapunna tribe Peake Creek'. Formerly AP6341.
  3. 'Wilingurra tribe Northern Territory'. Formerly AP6342.

Tindale Tribes: Arabana; Wilingura.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/15/1-3
Quantity 2 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/15/1-3
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/16/1-4

Page Sixteen

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'A death scene Waramanga tribe in the centre of the group a man lay dying his attendants are summoning people from all directions'. Formerly AP6343. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Emu ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6345. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Kawarra tribe NT'. Formerly AP6344.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/16/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/16/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/17/1-4

Page Seventeen

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Ant ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6346. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Scene Waramanga fire ceremony'. Formerly AP6347. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Scene - ditto (referring to No 2)'. Formerly AP6348. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/17/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/17/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/18/1-3

Page Eighteen

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Two photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Scene from Waramanga fire ceremony crouching attitude'. Formerly AP6349. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Men approaching sacred pole'. Formerly AP6350. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/18/1-3
Quantity 2 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/18/1-3
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/19/1-3

Page Nineteen

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Two photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Scene from Waramanga fire ceremony'. Formerly AP6391. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Men throwing slabs of bark at the women'. Formerly AP6392. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/19/1-3
Date Range 1901
Quantity 2 Photographs
Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/19/1-3
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/20/1-4

Page Twenty

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Sacred drawing black snake ceremony'. Formerly AP6353. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Scene black snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6355. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Waramanga man suffering from severe headache applies his wife's head rings as a remedy'. Formerly AP6354.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/20/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/20/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/21/1-4

Page Twenty-One

 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Waramanga women mourning and cutting their heads with yam sticks upon the death of a tribesman'. Formerly AP6356.
  3. 'His first suit'. Formerly AP6358.
  4. 'Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6357.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/21/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/21/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/22/1-5

Page Twenty-Two

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Preparing sacred drawing for great snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6359. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Scene black snake Thalula ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6360. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Women dancing before sacred pole fire ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6361. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Making a wooden pitchi Waramanga'. Formerly AP6362.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/22/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/22/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/23/1-4

Page Twenty-Three

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Ambia Umbaia ceremony Umbaia tribe NT'. Formerly AP6363. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Final burying of a bone ceremony. Old mother taking bone in her wurlie previous to final burial Waramanga'. Formerly AP6364. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Yam ceremony Tjingilli tribe'. Formerly AP6365. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/23/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/23/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/24/1-5

Page Twenty-Four

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Waramanga women and children'. Formerly AP6366
  3. 'Preparing for a black snake ceremony Warrumunga'. Formerly AP6367. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Mound representing great snake'. Formerly AP6368. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Walun Kwa Waramanga ceremony'. Formerly AP6369. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/24/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/24/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/25/1-4

Page Twenty-Five

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.. Note the top left image has been cut from page
  2. 'Bones of a dead man taken from tree grave for final burial'. Formerly AP6370. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Preparing for a dreaming Tjingilli tribe'. Formerly AP6371. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Sacred drawing great snake Walumkwa Waramanga'. Formerly AP6372. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/25/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/25/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/26/1-4

Page Twenty-Six

 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.. Note the top right image has been cut from page
  2. 'Medicine man Binbingga tribe'. Formerly AP6374.
  3. 'Kaitish tribe'. Formerly AP6373.
  4. 'Kaitish tribe'. Formerly AP6375.

Tindale Tribes: Binbinga; Kaititja

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/26/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/26/1-4
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/27/1-3

Page Twenty-Seven

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Two photographs pasted onto one page.. Note the top and bottom right-hand images have been cut from page
  2. 'Performing black snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6376. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Conclusion of a Kaitish ceremony heads of performers are touched by persons present'. Formerly AP6377. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/27/1-3
Quantity 2 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/27/1-3
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/28/1-3

Page Twenty-Eight

 
  1. Two photographs pasted onto one page.. Note the top and bottom left-hand images have been cut from page
  2. 'Ceremony Waramanga tribe'. Formerly AP6378. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Putting the finishing touches on the Walunka mound Waramanga'. Formerly AP6379. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/28/1-3
Quantity 2 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/28/1-3
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/29/1-5

Page Twenty-Nine

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Decorated for Tjitjingalla corroboree (Arunta)' Formerly AP6380.
  3. 'Illustrates one method of concluding an Arunta totem ceremony by touching stomach with a piece of the material used in decorating'. Formerly AP6381. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Burmburu women taking the bones carefully through a trench beneath the legs of the performers and mass on the other side Waramanga'. Formerly AP6382. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Sacred drawing black snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6383. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/29/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/29/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/30/1-5

Page Thirty

  THREE IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Decorated for black snake ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6385. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Weaving fur string Waramanga'. Formerly AP6455
  4. 'Eagle Hawk ceremony Arunta'. Formerly AP6384. This item is restricted.
  5. 'Wild cat ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6386. This item is restricted.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/30/1-5
Quantity 4 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/30/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/31/1-5

Page Thirty-One

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Four photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Ant ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6388. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Preparing decorative material Waramanga'. Formerly AP6389. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6387.
  5. 'Waramanga children'. Formerly AP6390.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/31/1-5
Date Range 1901
Quantity 4 Photographs
Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/31/1-5
Series AA 108/06

AA 108/6/32/1-4

Page Thirty-Two

  TWO IMAGES ON THIS PAGE ARE RESTRICTED
 
  1. Three photographs pasted onto one page.
  2. 'Men being decorated for ceremony Waramanga'. Formerly AP6391. This item is restricted.
  3. 'Sub-incision Waramanga'. Formerly AP6392. This item is restricted.
  4. 'Tjitjingalla corroboree Arunta tribe'. Formerly AP6393.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Waramanga.

  Creator Francis James Gillen
Control AA 108/6/32/1-4
Quantity 3 Photographs Formats Mounted Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 108/6/32/1-4
Series AA 108/06