Image: Painting E094383 - Kinchela Boys Home

Painting E094383 - Kinchela Boys Home

This painting is titled 'Kinchela Boys Home'. Young boys were removed from their families under the Aborigines Protection Act, and placed in the home to be raised away from their family and culture. When they were old enough, the boys were sent out to work.

Painted in acrylics on board by Kevin Butler, 1997.

Photographer:
Finton Mahoney
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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