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The dust-storm is coming, early Broken Hill [New South Wales] [picture]
Bib ID 3298854
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description [189-?] 
1 of 3 negatives on 1 plate : glass, 1/2 plate ; 5.3 x 7 cm., on plate 11.9 x 16.3 cm. 
Series

Ion Idriess glass plate negative collection.

Summary

"Barrier Stationers - Dust storm, Broken Hill"--text on lower edge of image.

Image also published in Ion Idriess's 'Greatest stories' with the caption "Until the development of the green belt in the 1940s, wind blown sand threatened to engulf Broken Hill and summer dust-storms were frequent. Even the green belt could not tame 'a real Terror', which, as the picture shows, could blot out the sun in mid-afternoon".

Notes

Part of collection: Ion Idriess glass plate negative collection.

Title from caption in: The silver city.

Upper left image of a group of three (PIC/8807/55-PIC/8807/57) on a single plate.

On plate with: The big mine -- The big fire of 1888 nearly wipes out the silver city.

PIC Row 14/4/4 #PIC 8807/55 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-148886613

Published in: The silver city / by Ion L. Idriess. Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1956, p. 102.

Subjects Broken Hill (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979

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PIC Row 14/4/4 #PIC 8807/55
Copy: Glass Negative
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