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Photograph - Dorothy Howard with Koala, Dorothy Howard Tour, Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 104090

Black and white photograph depicting a close-up of Dr Dorothy Howard holding a koala. Taken at the Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, in 1954.

Photograph of American folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard while she was studying children's games and playlore in Australia under a Fulbright research grant,1954-1955. Her photographs and research have become part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection at Museum Victoria - part of the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Shows a close-up of Dr Dorothy Howard holding a koala, with two cockatoos in a cage in the background. She is wearing a small hat, and a skirt and jacket.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Dr June Factor
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: clothing, fauna, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Dr Dorothy Gray Mills Howard (1902-1996), Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Wildlife Sanctuaries & Zoos
Tertiary Classification: koalas
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1954
Person Depicted: Dr Dorothy Howard, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1954

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