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Inside the Muttonbird Cleaning Shed

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Maynard, Ricky T

Description: Patricia Rowe and Bernice Green cleaning muttonbirds. The birds are dipped into this boiling pot of sea water for two to three seconds and the remaining feathers wiped clean. Hot and steamy, hard work.

Format: Pictorial and artistic works
Object: photographs

Inside the Muttonbird Cleaning Shed

Subjects: Aboriginal culture

Places: Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania

Institution: Moonbird Heritage Trust

Object number: MHT_00024

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