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64370
  • Title
    Views of scenery on the Darling and lower Murray during the flood of 1886 / New South Wales Royal Commission, Conservation of Water ; C. Bayliss [photographer], Sydney
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXE 674/vols. 1-2
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1886
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    64370
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 1 album (40 albumen photoprints) - 31 x 41 cm.
    Albums - 1 album (39 albumen photoprints) - 30 x 38.5 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    VOLUME 1
    40 photoprints
    Title page. New South Wales. Royal Commission: Conservation of Water. Views of Scenery on the Darling and lower Murray during the flood of 1886. [signed at top right] DS Mitchell
    1. [Group portrait of seven members of the expedition, including Sydney Morning Herald reporter, Gilbert Parker, Commissioners, J.B. Donkin and F.P. Gipps and photographer Charles Bayliss]
    2-3. View of Bourke ; View of Bourke looking down stream
    4. A Reach on the Darling River about 40 miles below Bourke
    5-6. Jandra Rocks, Darling River ; Distant view of Jandra Rocks, Darling River
    7. A Reach on the Darling River below Jandra
    8. Homestead - `Yanda' Station, Darling River
    9. Wool-washing on Gundabooka Station, Darling River
    10-11. Junction of the Darling and Warrego Rivers
    12. `Flooded out!' A homestead lease on `Toorale Station', Darling River
    13-14. View from Dunlop Range overlooking Louth, Darling River
    15-16. Woolshed on `Dunlop' Station, Darling River
    17. Homestead `Dunlop' Station, Darling River
    18. Group of Aboriginals, `Dunlop' Station, Darling River
    19. Lake Woytchugga, near Wilcannia, Darling River
    20. Bullock teams, Wilcannia, Darling River
    21-22. Mob of 1000 bullocks crossing Darling River at Wilcannia
    23. Hospital, Wilcannia, Darling River
    24. Waterworks, Wilcannia, Darling River
    25-26. Rowing Club, Wilcannia, Darling River
    27. Camels with Keeper at Wilcannia, during low river
    28. On `Culpaulin' Station, Darling River
    29. View of Menindie [i.e. Menindee], Darling River showing effect of sand-drift
    30-31. Lake Menindie, near Menindie, Darling River [2 part panorama]
    32-33. Woolshed ; Homestead on `Moorara' Station, Darling River
    34. View of Wentworth, Darling River
    35. Junction of Darling and Murray Rivers, taken from Victorian side
    36-37. The Devil's Elbow, Lower Murray River
    38. Custom House at the junction of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia
    39. Group of Aboriginals `Chowilla' Station, lower Murray River
    40. Cliffs at Overland Corner, lower Murray River


    VOLUME 2
    39 photoprints
    This album comprises the same series of photographs as Volume 1 excluding no.1 [Group portrait of seven members of the expedition]
  • Source
    Volume 1: Transfer from Mitchell Library Printed Books Collection F981/N, [1985?] (Formerly allocated to PX*D 610)
  • General note

    The photograph of the members of the expedition (Vol.1/no.1) appears to have been added in 1929 when it was donated by the wife of one of the Water Conservation Royal Commissioners, J. Donkin.
    Another copy of this album is held at PX*D 255 (see contents list available at the Reference Shelves, Original Materials Reading Room, Mitchell Library).
    Related printed item: First Report [Cartographic material] : diagrams and plans / New South Wales, Royal Commission, Conservation of Water (DSM/Q626.2/1A2)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 852775
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