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Sermon for Aboriginals at Ramahyuck, Lake Wellington, Gippsland, Victoria, ca. 1860s [picture] / Charles Walter
Bib ID 5497717
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Walter, Charles, 1831-1907
 
Online Versions
Description 186-? 
1 photograph : albumen ; 9.4 x 8.9 cm. 
Biography/History

According to M.F. Christie's Aborigines in Colonial Victoria (1979), the Moravian missionary the Reverend Hagenauer, established a Presbyterian mission for Aboriginal people at Ramahyuck on Lake Wellington, Gippsland in 1861. The photographer visited Ramahyuck mission in circa 1868 with one of his photographs of Ramahyuck Mission Station being reproduced in the Illustrated Australian News on 1 January 1869, p.5. Ramahyuck mission closed in 1908--Information from acquisitions documentation.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on information from acquisitions documentation.

Condition: Faded.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-133716947

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Dr Paul Fox, 2011. 
Subjects Missions -- Victoria -- Gippsland -- Photographs.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Victoria -- Gippsland -- Photographs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Gippsland -- Photographs.  |  Gippsland (Vic.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Photographs.

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