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Great Barrier Reef Expedition, 1928-1929 [picture] / C.M. Yonge
Bib ID 3917645
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Yonge, C. M. (Charles Maurice), 1899-1986
 
Online Versions
Description 1928 or 1929 
5 albums (529 photographs) : b&w ; 23.8 x 19.5 x 3.5 cm. (leather bound), 20 x 28 x 1.5 cm. (cloth bound). 
Summary

Collection comprises Sir Charles Maurice Yonge's personal photographic record of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition of 1928-1929, when he was appointed leader at the age of 28 years. The expedition's main part of twelve scientists, including his new wife Mattie, as medical officer, arrived at Low Isles on 16 July 1928 to begin their thirteen months of research. Pioneering research was undertaken on the relationship between corals and giant clams. The collection includes four albums containing images of Port Douglas, Cairns, Kuranda, Daintree, Magnetic Island, flora and fauna, Canberra, Sydney, Thursday Island and nearby islands, the Low Islands, corals, Oceania and the United States of America. The Mattie Yonge album which was a presentation album commemorating the Australian Museum team's participation in the expedition.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information supplied by vendor.

Condition: Some rubbing on the leather bindings. Some photographs have yellowing, slight foxing, glue stains and slight tears on the edges.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144980293

Related Material Collection of 8 pamphlets written by Yonge and 2 pieces of ephemera; located at; National Library of Australia, N 51.42409943 Y57 
Source of Acquisition Purchased from Maggs Bros, London, 2007. 
Has Sub-series

Has subcollection: Presentation album to Mattie Yonge by the Australian Museum team who joined the Great Barrier Reef Expedition, Low Islands, Queensland, 1928

Has subcollection: Album of views of Queensland, Great Barrier Reef, New South Wales and Canberra, 1928-1929

Has subcollection: Album of views of the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, 1928-1929

Has subcollection: Album of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition in the Low Islands region, Queensland, 1928-1929

Has subcollection: Album of views of Oceania and mainland United States of America, 1929

Subjects Great Barrier Reef Expedition (1928-1929) -- Photographs.  |  Scientific expeditions -- Queensland -- Great Barrier Reef -- Photographs.  |  Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) -- Photographs.  |  Oceania -- Photographs.  |  United States -- Photographs.
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300 |a5 albums (529 photographs) :|bb&w ;|c23.8 x 19.5 x 3.5 cm. (leather bound), 20 x 28 x 1.5 cm. (cloth bound).
500 |aTitle devised by cataloguer based on information supplied by vendor.
500 |aCondition: Some rubbing on the leather bindings. Some photographs have yellowing, slight foxing, glue stains and slight tears on the edges.
520 |aCollection comprises Sir Charles Maurice Yonge's personal photographic record of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition of 1928-1929, when he was appointed leader at the age of 28 years. The expedition's main part of twelve scientists, including his new wife Mattie, as medical officer, arrived at Low Isles on 16 July 1928 to begin their thirteen months of research. Pioneering research was undertaken on the relationship between corals and giant clams. The collection includes four albums containing images of Port Douglas, Cairns, Kuranda, Daintree, Magnetic Island, flora and fauna, Canberra, Sydney, Thursday Island and nearby islands, the Low Islands, corals, Oceania and the United States of America. The Mattie Yonge album which was a presentation album commemorating the Australian Museum team's participation in the expedition.
530 |aAlso available online|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144980293
541 |aPurchased from Maggs Bros, London, 2007.
544 1 |aCollection of 8 pamphlets written by Yonge and 2 pieces of ephemera;|elocated at; National Library of Australia, N 51.42409943 Y57
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651 0 |aGreat Barrier Reef (Qld.)|vPhotographs.
651 0 |aOceania|vPhotographs.
651 0 |aUnited States|vPhotographs.
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762 0 8 |iHas subcollection:|tAlbum of views of the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, 1928-1929|w(AuCNL)4179597
762 0 8 |iHas subcollection:|tAlbum of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition in the Low Islands region, Queensland, 1928-1929|w(AuCNL)4274584
762 0 8 |iHas subcollection:|tAlbum of views of Oceania and mainland United States of America, 1929|w(AuCNL)4332412
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