B & W photograph

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Registration number
40230
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Torres Strait Islands > Erub Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
July 22, 1996 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Jennifer Wiley 
Dimensions
H: W: 165 mm L: 187 mm D: Circum:

Description

Black and white photographic montage of 9 individual photographs. There are also three oval stamps in the photo, bearing a central date of '30 Oct [18]99' and in the border the words 'Public Library of Victoria'. On the back is the [John Oxley?] number 78588, and in pen annotation: '[O]ld church Darnley Is 1899'.

Research notes

Photos 40225 to 40236 were obtained by Jennifer Wiley from the photographic collection at the John Oxley Library for the Museum's exhibit No. 37, 'Did you know...'. Captioned for Museum's Exhibit No. 37: 'New and old church Darnley (Erub) 1898'.

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