© 2012 - 2018 Michael Radford

Fig 1, Holdings, 2013, 29x21cm, work on paper


Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853-1936) was a pharmacist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector. His collection includes a wide selection of
objects from the Native Aboriginal people. Including masks, human remains, memorial emblems, clothing, jewellery, ceremonial objects.
Some of which were donated, some bought through auctions and the black market, and some taken without consent. This is just a small
collection of the total number of items which belong to the Natives, their decease and the tribes of Australia.