Photo of a man standing with his body painted
Summary:Staged photograph of a bearded man with fur headdress and cloth standing.
Original title '12. Bearded man with fur headdress and cloth, standing, full length.'
Lindt took at least sixty photographs in this series of studio portaits of Clarence River Aborigines, although extant albums usually contain fewer than a dozen each. When first published, these studio tableaux were regarded as accurate. Reference: An Eye for Photography: the camera in Australia / Alan Davies. Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press, 2004, p.60.
The full catalogue record is online at http://archival.sl.nsw.gov.au/Details/archive/110327842
Original Date Description:1875
Rights:This image may be used freely for research and study purposes. Further use may require permission. Please acknowledge that the image is from the collections of the State Library of New South Wales.
Source:'Aborig. [sic.] Natives of the Clarence River District New South Wales Photographed By J. W. Lindt, Grafton 1875' collection.