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70590
  • Title
    [John Bailey collection of photographs showing Bob Buck leading the expedition to recover Lasseter's body in Central Australia]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 631
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    ca. 1930
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    70590
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 7.5. x 10 cm.-10.5 x 31 cm. - 34 silver gelatin photoprints
  • Scope and Content
    1-6. Ayers Rock
    7-8. Bob Buck and camel with Ayers Rock in the background
    9-10. Camel team on track towards Ayers Rock
    11. This is the camel that Bob Buck rode in search of Lasseter's body in 2nd Expedition
    12. Camel team in track for Lasseter's body lead by R. Buck
    13. Camel team approaching Ayers Rock in search for Lasseter's body
    14. This tree marked and inscribed by Buck discovered by Second Gold Expedition Company
    15. Members of 2nd Expedition including Mr Blatchford? amd Mr Talbot of the West Australian Mines Dept.
    16. Bob Buck leader of the expedition to recover Lasseter's body
    17. Bob Buck, the man who found Lasseter's body
    18. Lasseter's grave, Central Australia
    19-24. Camel team, 2nd Expedition, Ayers Rock
    25. Section of Mount Olga, Central Australia
    26-27. Blacks encountered by members of Central Gold Exploration Co.
    28-30. Types of natives encountered by expedition
    31. A type of native girl, she sees herself for the first time in a mirror ...
    32-33. Member of the Central Gold Exploration Company examining reptiles (Bob Buck)
    34. Central Australian Gold Exploration Company Limited, thoroughly investigated this area for minerals of value which were found to be nil, Mount Olga
  • Source
    Presented 1948 Transfer from Mitchell Library Printed Books Collection Q983.7/S, 1994
  • General note

    The Library also holds: A collection of negatives taken by John Bailey and Francis Birtles on an expedition through Central Australia and Cape York. Location number: ON 61 and NCY 3/1-380 Mitchell Library

    Mr. Ernest Brandon-Cremer was the official photographer for the expedition -- The Sun, 10/12/1931& Sunday Guardian, August 1931
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823819
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Photoprints titled on reverse
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