Bringing them home

The National Museum of Australia’s ‘Encounters’ and the politics of collection

Dugong figure, Tudu Island, Torres Strait.

Dugong figure, Tudu Island, Torres Strait. Collected by AC Haddon in 1888. Donated to the British Museum in 1889.

About the author Quentin Sprague

Quentin Sprague is a writer and curator based in Melbourne.

 

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