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Frost, L 2001 , 'Displaying Trugernanna', in Marion Halligan (ed.), Storykeepers , Duffy & Snellgrove, Sydney, pp. 69-93.

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Trugernanna acquired iconic status in colonial history as "Truganini, the last Tasmanian", whose articulated skeleton was on public display in a glass-fronted cabinet in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery from 1904 until 1947. This chapter considers the implications of displaying the indigenous body.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Frost, L
Keywords: Truganini Truganina Trugernanna museum displays of Aboriginal skeletons
Publisher: Duffy & Snellgrove
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