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Author Troy, Jakelin.

Title King plates : a history of Aboriginal gorgets / by Jakelin Troy
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 1993


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Description x, 151 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Summary Descriptions and illustrations of gorgets (breastplates) held by the National Museum of Australia; history of king plates; list of references to Aboriginal people wearing gorgets and known Aboriginal gorgets
Notes "Researched and produced with the assistance of the National Museum of Australia."--T.p. verso
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 141-151
Subject National Museum of Australia -- Catalogs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Armor
Aboriginal Australians -- Clothing.
Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medals -- Catalogs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Costume and adornment
Armor -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities -- Catalogs.
Armor, Aboriginal Australian
Gorgets (Military insignia)
Gorgets (Military insignia) -- Australia -- History -- Catalogs.
Gorgets (Military insignia) -- Australia.
Weapons, Aboriginal Australian
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
National Museum of Australia.
LC no. 94121977
ISBN 0855752475