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John William Lindt 
A portrait of a man and a woman in front of a painted studio backdrop 
1876 
  
Albumen print 
British Museum 
Museum number: Oc,A7.4 
  
 
LL/89920 
  
A portrait of a man and a woman in front of a painted studio backdrop, amidst faux shrubbery, a wooden shelter, and a dead kangaroo in the foreground; the man is standing, and has body scarification on his chest and arms, he is dressed in a garment of fur wrapped around his waist, a feather hair ornament, and he is holding a spear; the woman is sitting on the ground, dressed in a headband and holding up a boomerang; a plant fibre bag is hanging from the tree branch in the centre of the image; a second boomerang is on the ground beside the dead kangaroo; Australia. 
 

 
  
 
  
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