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Lorna Smith
Title : Lorna Smith Lorna Smith
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Creator : Mountford, Charles P., photographer
Source : PRG 1218/34/673A
Date of creation : ca. 1937
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 60 x 60 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Copyright :

Reproduced courtesy of the Nepabunna Community Council.

Description :

Lorna Smith (nee Elliot) of Nepabunna Mission Station, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia

According to Adnyamathanha genealogy, Lorna was one of three children born to Kitty and George Elliott.

She married Mick Smith; they had two sons.

The Register of deaths records that she died in Nepabunna on 1 March 1949 at the age of 42, and that her usual residence was at Mt Lyndhurst.

This photograph of Lorna Smith is illustrative of the many insightful and considered portraits Mountford made of the Aboriginal people he met at Nepabunna during his visits.

Related names :

Smith, Lorna

Period : 1927-1939
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :
Brock, Peggy. Yura and Udnyu : a history of the Adnyamathanha of the North Flinders Ranges. Adelaide: Wakefield Press in association with the Aboriginal Heritage Branch, Dept. of Environment and Planning, South Australia, 1985.

Davis, Christine. Adnyamathanha genealogy. Adelaide: Aboriginal Heritage Branch, South Australian Dept. of Environment and Planning, 1985.

The Flinders Ranges : an Aboriginal view. 2nd ed. compiled by Christine Davis, Clifford Coulthard and Desmond Coulthard. Adelaide: Aboriginal Heritage Branch, Dept. of Environment and Planning, 1986.

Lamshed, Max. 'Monty': the biography of C.P. Mountford. Adelaide: Rigby, 1972. Ch. 10.

Survival in our own land : 'Aboriginal' experiences in 'South Australia' since 1836. told by Nungas and others ; edited and researched by Christobel Mattingley, co-edited by Ken Hampton. Adelaide: ALDAA in association with Hodder & Stoughton, 1988.

Tunbridge, Dorothy and Coulthard, Annie. Artefacts of the Flinders Ranges : an illustrated dictionary of artefacts used by the Adnyamathanha, Port Augusta, S. Aust. : Pipa Wangka, c1985.
Internet links :

Iga Warta - Accommodation and Cultural education on Adnyamathanha land

Nepabunna tourism



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