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Item XP 8453
Photograph, Oenpelli, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia, c.1918
Oenpelli was a Pastoral Lease, established in 1906 by Paddy Cahill. He was also an appointed Aboriginal Protector. Baldwin Spencer went to Oenpelli in mid 1912, in his capacity as the newly appointed Chief Protector of Aborigines for the Northern Territory.