Summary

Note: This object includes a derogatory references to First Nations people. Such depictions are not condoned by Museums Victoria which considers them to be racist. Historical distance and context does not excuse or erase this fact.

Children's panorama magic lantern slide made circa 1860-1920. The image depicts First Nations people dressing themselves in Western style clothing.

Description of Content

The image depicts five dark skinned men and one light skinned man. Two are by a tent, the light skinned man tips his top hat to the men by the tent, one man rummages through a trunk, another appears to be trying a pair of pants on his arms and another appears to be holding something up to his mouth.

Physical Description

Panorama format colour lantern slide with single rectangular glass sheet in wooden frame.

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