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Portrait of Dr. Donald Thomson [picture]
Bib ID 3799007
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [1937?] 
1 picture : b&w ; 11.2 x 5.9 cm. 
Series

G.M. Mathews collection of portraits of ornithologists.

Biography/History

Donald Thomson, 1901-1970, research fellow, University of Melbourne, 1932-1937 and 1945-1953, associate professor then professor of anthropology, 1953-1968. Led a number of expeditions to Cape York, Arnhem Land and the Great Sandy and Gibson deserts.

Notes

Clipping from an unidentified newspaper.

Inscription: "Dr. Donald Thomson, the Melbourne University anthropologist and special patrol and research officer for the Federal Government, who returned to Melbourne recently, after spending 15 months among the aborigines in Arnhem Land."--Beneath image.

Part of G.M. Mathews collection of portraits of ornithologists.

Title devised by cataloguer from inscription.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-150667114

Related Material Papers of Gregory M. Mathews, 1900-1949; located at; National Library of Australia Manuscript collection MS 1465. 
Subjects Thomson, Donald F. (Donald Fergusson), 1901-1970 -- Portraits.  |  Naturalists -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Naturalists.

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