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Daybreak at Thursday Island, showing part of the pearling fleet at anchor, Queensland, 1950 [picture] / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 4851169
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
Online Versions
Description 1950 
1 photograph : b&w ; 22.1 x 28.7 cm. 
Series

Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962. Hurley collection of family, industrial, pastoral and scenic images, 1910-1950.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from inscription.

In collection: Hurley collection of family, industrial, pastoral and scenic images, 1910-1950.

Inscriptions: "Daybreak at Thursday Island. Showing part of the pearling fleet at anchor. Thursday Island is the centre of the pearl shell fishing industry. The shell is gathered from the reefs within a radius of fifty miles"--Typewritten note on verso; "Great Barrier Reef. 12/4/50. Frank Hurley. Australia"--In ink and pencil on verso; "From Rapho Guillumette Pictures..."--Stamp on verso.

Condition: Yellowing, folds, creases, soiled.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151335329

Subjects Pearl industry and trade -- Queensland -- Thursday Island -- Photographs.  |  Boats and boating -- Queensland -- Thursday Island -- Photographs.  |  Thursday Island (Qld.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962

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