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Walter Alfred Bock collection, Papua New Guinea, ca. 1910-1956 [picture]
Bib ID 3044685
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description ca. 1910-1956 
49 photographs : b&w ; 24.6 x 29.5 cm. and smaller. 
9 negatives : nitrate ; 13.8 x 8.5 cm. 
Summary

Photographs of Papua New Guinea, its people and industries including: rubber plantations, sisal hemp plantations; Bank of New South Wales, Port Moresby, 1950s; missionarys' houses or rest houses; a joss house; native huts; Papuan sing-sings; Rabaul; Port Moresby; colonial administrators; Government Printing Office and staff; social life and clubs; royal visits; aerial photographs.

Biography/History

Walter Alfred Bock was the government printer in Papua New Guinea for approximately 30 years from 1934. Bock was involved with the printing of the "Papuan villager", a newsletter in English for native Papuans, published from 1929 to 1941.

Notes

Condition: Variable, good/fair.

Nitrate negatives stored in the nitrate store.

PIC/8126/10-56 LOC Album 1027 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147285520

Subjects Papua New Guinea -- Photographs.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Bock, Walter Alfred

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Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC/8126/10-56 LOC Album 1027
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
Call Number: PIC Drawer 8126 #PIC/8126/57-58
Status: Available
 
Collect from: Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply
Call Number: PIC Nitrate store Box 49 #PIC/8126/1-9
Status: Available
Details Collect From
PIC Drawer 8126 #PIC/8126/57-58 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC/8126/10-56 LOC Album 1027 Special Collections Reading Room
PIC Nitrate store Box 49 #PIC/8126/1-9 Held offsite, prior notice required. Conditions apply

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