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Series AA26/02
Images relating to Whipstick Billy
Date Range1920 - 1952
Quantity1 cm, 1 7 prints, 7 negs, 7 contact prints, 5 glass plates
ProvenanceRobert Arthur Bedford
Description

This series consists of photographs and negatives depicting Whipstick Billy, said to be the last member of the Gawler Ranges tribe, and Old Eva of the Wirangu tribe. These photographs were taken by Mr Bedford in 1920. The prints and negatives are registered as AP2252-AP2257.

Inventory Listing

AA 26/2/1-6

Images relating to Whipstick Billy

 

This series includes the following photographs:

AA 26/2

  1. 'Man. Whipstick Billy, last of the Gawler Range Natives', standing, front view.
    Print, contact print and negative.
    Formerly AP2252/969; Acc. No. 2105.
  2. 'Man. Whipstick Billy, last of the Gawler Range Natives', standing with swag on ground.
    Print, contact print and negative.
    Formerly AP2253/966; Acc. No. 2105.
  3. 'Man. Whipstick Billy, last of the Gawler Range Natives', standing, side view.
    Print, contact print and negative.
    Formerly AP2254/968; Acc. No. 2105.
  4. 'Man. Whipstick Billy, last of the Gawler Range Natives', sitting with white man.
    Print, 2 contact prints and 2 negatives.
    Formerly AP2255/965; Acc. No. 2105.
  5. 'Man. Whipstick Billy, last of the Gawler Range Natives', sitting with dog.
    Print, contact print and negative.
    Formerly AP2256/967; Acc. No. 2105.
  6. 'Old Eva, n.n. Neptpa, Wirangu Tribe of West of Kyancutta', standing, holding snake.
    Print, contact print and negative.
    Formerly AP2257/964; Acc. No. 2105.

Glass plate positives of the above photographs were presented to the Museum in 1952.

This series contains references to Eyre Peninsula, South Australia; North Central.

Tindale Tribes: Wirangu.

AIATSIS Language Groups: Wirangu.

  Creator Robert Arthur Bedford
Control AA 26/2/1-6
Date Range 1920 - 1952
Quantity 1 cm,
Formats Photographic Film Negatives, Photographic Glass Negatives and Loose Photographic Prints
Inventory Identifier AA 26/2/1-6
Series AA26/02