AA 566  Johann Friedrich Carl Kruger  Guide to Records
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Series AA566/01
'Souvenir. Album of Victorian Aboriginals, Kings, Queens, &c. [etc]'
Date Rangec. 1877
Quantity4.5 cm, 12 albumen print 6.5x10.2 cm on page 12.4x9.3 cm
ProvenanceJohan Friedrich Carl Kruger
Description

This series consists of twelve albumen prints bound in one hard cover album. Eleven of these prints are studio portraits of Aboriginal men, women and children and one print of an Aboriginal family outside a house.

Each print is mounted on an individual page with typescript titles below the image.

The National Library of Australia (NLA) holds an album titled 'Souvenir album of Victorian Aboriginals, kings, queens etc.' which is available via the Pictures Reading Room Call Number: PIC Album 30C NK4165.

The images of 'Queen Mary - Ballarat Tribe' (see AA 566/1/3) and 'King Billy and his two wives' (see AA 566/1/8) in the South Australian Museum's album differs from the NLA album which has two entirely different prints although they are titled the same.

This item was formerly identified as Acc. No. 2169.

Inventory Listing

AA 566/1/1

'King David - Warrnambool Tribe.'

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Half-length seated studio portrait of an Aboriginal man King David.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Johan Friedrich Carl Kruger
Control AA 566/1/1
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3cm
Formats Figures
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/1
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/2

'Gellibrand - Colac Tribe.'

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Half-length seated studio portrait of an Aboriginal man Gellibrand.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/2
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/2
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/3

'Queen Mary - Ballarat Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal woman Queen Mary, wearing a blanket and carrying a baby and basket on her back. A small dog is at her feet.

It has been noted that this image differs from the same titled photo within the National Library of Australia's album (PIC Album 30C NK4165.). See, series report AA 566/1.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/3
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/3
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/4

'King William - Mount Cole Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal man King William. He is wearing a possum skin cloak, breast plate and european shirt. He is holding a spear and boomerang.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/4
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/4
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/5

'Queen Eliza - Yarra Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal woman Queen Eliza. She is wearing a blanket and white headband, carrying a basket over her back and holding a spear.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/5
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/5
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/6

'King Tom - Derrinallum Tribe.'

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Full-length seated studio portrait of an Aboriginal man King Tom. He is wearing European dress and a breast plate.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/6
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/6
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/7

'Queen Rose - Ballarat Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal woman Queen Rose. She is wearing European dress and a nose peg. She is carrying a basket and holding a spear

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/7
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/7
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/8

'King Billy and his two Wives.'

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Portrait of an Aboriginal man King Billy and his two wives sitting in front of a bark house of what looks to be at Coranderrk.

It has been noted that this image differs from the same titled photo within the National Library of Australia's album (PIC Album 30C NK4165.). See, series report AA 566/1.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/8
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/8
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/9

'Family of Civilized Natives.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal man, woman and child dressed in European clothing.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/9
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/9
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/10

'Tom Williams - Echuca Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal man Tom William wearing a blanket and carrying a spear, boomerang and club.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/10
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/10
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/11

'Barker and son Heron - Bacchus Marsh Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal man Barker and his son Heron. Barker is wearing a possum skin cloak and white head-band and carrying a club. Heron is wearing a blanket and carrying a boomerang.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/11
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/11
Series AA566/01

AA 566/1/12

'Dick - Goulbourn Tribe.'

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Full-length studio portrait of an Aboriginal man named Dick. He is wearing a possum skin cloak and carrying a spear and boomerang.

This item contains reference to: Victoria

  Creator Kruger, Johan Friedrich Carl (Fred)
Control AA 566/1/12
Date Range c. 1877
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 albumen print, 6.5x10.2 cm; album page, 12.4x9.3 cm
Inventory Identifier AA 566/1/12
Series AA566/01