Lantern slide, with photograph of 'Engwura, Last Day Ceremonies'

Robinson, Frederick Walter, 1888-1971 (). Lantern slide, with photograph of 'Engwura, Last Day Ceremonies'.

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Creator Robinson, Frederick Walter, 1888-1971
Title Lantern slide, with photograph of 'Engwura, Last Day Ceremonies'
Open Access Status Other
Year available 2017
Series Frederick Walter Robinson Collection, UQFL5
Type image/tiff
Original Format Lantern slide; b&w; 8 x 8 cm.
Source Frederick Walter Robinson Collection, UQFL5, Parcel 3, item 1.15
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Frederick Walter Robinson Collection consists of personal papers, correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, notes, photos, slides, taped lectures (C.L.F.), maps, plans, pamphlets, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous publications, as well as a stamp collection.

Frederick Walter Robinson (known as "Doc Robbie") was born in Sydney in 1888. He was educated at Sydney High, University of Sydney and the University of Jena. He was Associate Professor of Modern Languages at Royal Military College Duntroon (1913-1932), and Captain and Intelligence Officer in the AIF (1915-1919). F.W. Robinson lectured in English and German at The University of Queensland (1923-1945), and later became Associate Professor of English (1946-1958). He was in the General Staff Office as a Major (Intelligence) in 1941-42. He presented the Commonwealth Literary Fund Australian Literature Seminars and Lectures at The University of Queensland in 1944 and 1958, and at Sydney University in 1946. F.W. Robinson also set up the Fryer Memorial Library of Australian Literature at The University of Queensland. For many years he was associated with the Oxley Library, the Queensland Art Gallery and other cultural institutions. He played a large part in the planning of the University of Queensland at St Lucia. F.W. Robinson died in 1971.
Keyword Robinson, Frederick Walter, 1888-1971 -- Archives
Aranda (Australian people) -- Social life and customs
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Rites and ceremonies
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Social life and customs
Advisory Statement This Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material and information may be culturally sensitive for some individuals and communities. Please contact Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library to inquire about this work.
Additional Notes Handwritten on slide '15 ENGWURA Bsh Party 335 LAST DAY CEREMONIES'.
Lantern slide shows photograph with text below reading 'FIG 182. - THE YOUNG MEN LYING DOWN WITH THEIR HEADS ON THE PARRA, BEHIND WHICH ARE STACKED THE BUSHES THAT THEY CARRY WHEN RETURNING TO CAMP'. Original source Spencer, Baldwin, Sir & Gillen, Francis James, 1855-1912 (1899). The native tribes of central Australia. Macmillan, London.

Parcel 3, Lantern slides 1.1-16 'Aboriginal Bora Rings', black and white pictures of "Rites of Passage" amoung Aboriginal people taken from various sources.
Title based on Inventory sheet accompanying slides (Box 34, Folder 1).

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library (metadata only)
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Created: Thu, 13 Apr 2017, 16:06:18 EST by Ms Dulcie Stewart