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Charles Mountford
Title : Charles Mountford Charles Mountford
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Source : PRG 1218/34/194H
Date of creation : ca. 1962
Format : Photograph
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Description :

Charles Mountford, South Australian ethnographer, anthropologist and photographer, at work in the field.

This portrait was taken circa 1962, when Mountford was in his early 70s and nearing the close of his active career. By this time Mountford had spent a lifetime working in the field on over 20 expeditions throughout the Australian interior and Top-end.
Related names :

Mountford, Charles P, (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976

Further reading :

Lamshed, Max, 'Monty' : the biography of C.P. Mountford, [Adelaide] : Rigby, 1972

Weathersbee, R. D. J., Dr C. P Mountford - A personal tribute, Journal of the Anthropoligical Society of South Australia, Vol. 15, No. 1, March 1977.

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