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Glass lantern slides of the Australian Inland Mission used by John Flynn and Fred McKay [transparency]
Bib ID 1585913
Format PicturePicture [transparency]
Description 1910-1959 
194 glass lantern slides : b&w, some hand col. ; 8.3 x 8.3 cm. 3 wooden boxes. 
Summary

Used by Rev. Fred McKay, and John Flynn, the collection covers aspects of the AIM (Australian Inland Mission) and its work Subjects include portraits and conditions of Aborigines, ministers of the Mission and their families, the doctors and nurses of the Aerial Medical Service. Also motor vehicles, camels, air patrols, and the Mission's hospitals and nursing homes, pedal wireless, children's camps, general scenes and landscape photographs. A large component were taken by Rev. John Flynn, including portraits and family groups.

Notes

The 3 wooden boxes (each approx. 51 x 10 x 11 cm) are examples of those used by Flynn and McKay to store and transport the glass slides. Located at LOC PIC Object Shelves Bay 3/3.

Related Material Related material: Australian Inland Mission collection National Library of Australia pictorial collection PIC P850. 
Index/Finding Aid Note List available. 
Subjects Flynn, John, 1880-1951 -- Photograph collections.  |  McKay, Fred, 1907-2000 -- Photograph collections.  |  Australian Inland Mission -- Photograph collections.  |  Australian Inland Mission -- Archives.  |  Presbyterian Church of Australia -- Missions.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Australian Inland Mission

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