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Photograph album of Papua and the Torres Strait [picture] / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 3201344
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
Online Versions
Description [1921] 
1 album (260 photographs) : b&w ; album 31.8 x 46 cm. 
Biography/History

Hurley departed Sydney in December 1920 and spent three months among the islands of the Torres Strait. He travelled on to Papua via Daru Island and his visit to Papua lasted from 27 March to 19 August 1921. Hurley's second expedition to Papua lasted from 6 September 1922 until 26 January 1923. Hurley stayed with Lieutenant-Governor J.H.P. (Hubert) Murray at Government House in Port Moresby at the conclusion of his 1920-1921 expedition and again at the beginning of his 1922-1923 expedition.

Notes

Inscriptions: "To the Lieut. Governor, with well wishes, from Frank Hurley, Sept. 1922" -- in ink on inside front cover.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-149347980

Related Material Hurley's diaries of his expeditions to Papua are located at the National Library of Australia at MS 883-1-7 to MS 883-1-13 and are also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms883-1 
Subjects Papuans -- Photographs.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Photographs.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.

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