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Previous Page Parent Page Next Page "Every year between March and April, many Tasmanian Aborigines return to the Bass Strait Islands for the muttonbird season. This annual event, although a commercial enterprise, has great significance for Aboriginal people throughout the state. The season means belonging to a special community of family and friends who have their own shared identity which may be traced back to a time long before European settlement." (Ricky Maynard 1990)
Accession No:
90.1154
Artist: MAYNARD, Ricky
Birth/Death Country: Australia
Birth/Death Date: 1953
ATSI Region: Tasmania
Sub-Region: Tasmania
Specific Location: Launceston
Artists Country:
Language:
Title/date: Athol Burgess 1985
Collective Title: The Moonbird People
Technique: gelatin silver photograph
Support: white semi-gloss photographic paper
Size: comp 22.0 x 30.0 sheet 24.6 x 35.0
Credit Line: Purchased 1990