Photograph of Juno, Brisbane.

[approximately 1880]
Part of:
The Fallaize Collection.
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced October 2023: An elderly Aboriginal woman in a photographic studio. Photograph, ca.1900.


An older woman with short hair, seated in a photographic studio, wearing fabric fastened on her right shoulder. The print is taken from a cracked negative


[approximately 1880]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

References note

Sculthorpe, G. et al. (2021). Ancestors, artefacts, empire: Indigenous Australia in British and Irish museums, page 240


This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer.
She has been identified as Juno from an identical photograph published in the Brisbane Courier, 26 April 1923, under the caption 'Queen Beauty, of Maleny, who, with other members of her tribe, acted as special guardians of the first white woamn to settle in the district'


Wellcome Collection 541193i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.

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