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Central Australia photograph album [picture] / Charles Mountford, Arthur Groom, Roy Vyse et al
Bib ID 4765281
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Access Conditions Some images restricted - Aboriginal ceremonial, gender specific material (men's business). 
Description between 1930 and 1950 
1 album (649 photographs) : b&w ; 25.3 x 36.5 x 6.2 cm. + 2 leaves. 
Summary

Album of 649 photographs, possibly compiled by Roy Vyse as a record of at least two tours to central Australia. Photographs taken by the compiler and his touring party have been supplemented with photographs by Charles Mountford, Arthur Groom and other sources. Includes photographs of landmarks, plants, scenery, livestock, other animals and townships in central Australia as well as photographs of Aboriginals, the missions at Ernabella and Hermannsburg and other touring parties. The accompanying leaves include a newspaper clipping from the Centralian Advocate and handwritten notes that identify some people and events in the photographs contained in the album.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from acquisitions documentation, see file NLA06/121.

Condition: Album boards worn.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-156184301

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers, 2010. 
Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Photographs.  |  Landforms -- Australia, Central -- Photographs.  |  Landscapes -- Australia, Central -- Photographs.  |  Missions -- Australia, Central -- Photographs.  |  Australia, Central -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Groom, Arthur, 1904-1953  |  Mountford, Charles P. (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976  |  Vyse, Roy, (Frederick Roy) 1895-1957

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