"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Photo taken between 1868 and 1872. Part of Scrapbook, Australia, 1868-1872, collected by C.H. Allen during a journey around the world
Aboriginal Dreamtime Iconography Concentric circles = camp sites, waterholes or places of significance. Curved lines = rain or water traveling underground. Straight lines may = travelling; when joined w/ concentric circles may show ancestor pathways. A small "U" shaped figure may = person. Tracks, whether human or animal, are often shown as they appear on the ground. Lizards and snakes are seen from above.
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