Women and children with shelters at the Bloomfield River Mission, Queensland, 1884

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When: 01 January 1900

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Bloomfield River Mission.
, Queensland.

Description: Photograph of grass dome Humpy / Gunya (hut) used by the Wujal Wujal group of Bloomfield River district in South East Queensland. The women are making woven baskets, with their children at the front of their Humpy entranceway.

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