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Study TitleImage of the Australian aboriginal in illustrated newspapers, 1853-1897
Primary InvestigatorMaynard, M.
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.00115
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to list and describe all images, including cartoons, of Indigenous people between the given dates in a sample of newspapers from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. Related textual information was also included. The resulting computer-readable text file contains a standardised entry for each image. Descriptive fields include the title and date of the newspaper, title of the image and page on which it is located, name of artist/engraver/photographer, size of image, description of scene (activity/background/dress/ accessories), title and author of related text, location and name of tribe, type of image (advertisement, cartoon etc.), city of origin of newspaper, and related information. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, researchers and other users should be aware that material in this dataset may contain material that is considered offensive. The data has been retained in its original format because it represents an evidential record of language, beliefs or other cultural situations at a point in time.
Production Date (documentation)2005-01-31
Bibliographic CitationMaynard, M. Image of the Australian aboriginal in illustrated newspapers, 1853-1897 [computer file]. Canberra: Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, .
CopyrightCopyright © 2011, Maynard, M.. All rights reserved.
Study Scope Content
Topic ClassificationsAustralian studies;Social classes, Social order;Ethnic minorities (including Australian aboriginal)
KeywordsAborigines;Newspapers
Population (Universe)images of the Aboriginal in illustrated newspapers from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide, 1853-1897
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Methodology Content
Sampling Procedureno sampling (total universe)
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Access ConditionsThe depositor may be informed (by the archive) of use being made of the data, in order to comment on that use and make contact with colleagues of similar interests.
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VersionVersion 1.2
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Mode of Data Collectioncontent analysis
CommentThe purpose of this study was to list and describe all images, including cartoons, of Indigenous people between the given dates in a sample of newspapers from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide. Related textual information was also included. The resulting computer-readable text file contains a standardised entry for each image. Descriptive fields include the title and date of the newspaper, title of the image and page on which it is located, name of artist/engraver/photographer, size of image, description of scene (activity/background/dress/ accessories), title and author of related text, location and name of tribe, type of image (advertisement, cartoon etc.), city of origin of newspaper, and related information. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, researchers and other users should be aware that material in this dataset may contain material that is considered offensive. The data has been retained in its original format because it represents an evidential record of language, beliefs or other cultural situations at a point in time.
Study Creation Date2011-07-22 13:40:03 UTC
Data CollectorsBirgit Culloty
Bibliographic Citation (documentation)Maynard, M. Image of the Australian aboriginal in illustrated newspapers, 1853-1897 [computer file]. Canberra: Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, .
Copyright (documentation)Copyright © 2011, The Australian National University. All rights reserved.
Producer (documentation)Australian Data Archive
Title (documentation)Image of the Australian aboriginal in illustrated newspapers, 1853-1897
ADA IDau.edu.anu.ada.ddi.00115
LabelImage of the Australian aboriginal in illustrated newspapers, 1853-1897
ADA Processing LevelLevel 2
Production Date2005-01-31
ADA Study LevelLevel 2
Version Date2011-03-02
Version NotesVersion 1.2 supersedes version 1.1 of 31-01-2005 and makes the data file available to Nesstar
Version ResponsibilityAustralian Data Archive
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