Group from the Herbert River District, ca. 1878

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When: 01 January 1900

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Herbert, Queensland.

Description: Group of Aboriginal people with spears and decorative shields known from this region. Men are standing while women and children are sitting in front of their palm Gunyah [huts].

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