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825721
  • Title
    Forty thousand horsemen photographs, 1940 / Charles Chauvel
  • Creator
  • Call number
    PXA 1139
    ON 311
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1940
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    825721
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    13 photographic prints - 20 x 25 cm., 12 x 16.5 cm. - gelatin silver (11 copy)
    9 negatives - 20 x 25 cm., 12 x 16.5 cm. - gelatin silver
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    For a biography of Chips Rafferty, see the Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Edition under: Goffage, John William Pilbean [Chips Rafferty] (1909 - 1971)
  • Scope and Content
    ORIGINAL NEGATIVES & COPY PHOTOGRAPHS
    1. Rafferty, Taylor and Twohill with Arab on a camel
    2. Rafferty, Taylor and Twohill
    3-6. Studio portraits of Rafferty in Light Horse uniform
    7. Film still of Rafferty and Taylor sitting in the sand smoking
    8-9. Film still of two-up scene
    10-11. Rafferty, Taylor and Twohill on donkeys and saluting

    ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS
    12. Film still of Rafferty in uniform with cigarette paper
    13. Charles and Elsa Chauvel with cinematographer and actors dressed as Australian soldiers in World War II
  • Source
    Presented by Mr A.L. Puata, 27 September 1991 Pic.Acc.7156
  • Description source

    Reference:

    Australian film, 1900-1977 : a guide to feature film production / by Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper. Melb. : OUP, 1980 (pp. 250-254)
  • General note

    A typescript poem “Fact or fantasy” inscribed to Mrs Chauvel, signed and dated “Chips Rafferty 1940” transferred to Mitchell Manuscripts, Sept 1991 (MLMSS 5502)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 944062
  • Alphanumeric designations

    PXA 1139/7 is original film still no.77
    PXA 1139/8 is original film still no.36
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    “Rafferty” inscribed in pencil on the reverse of PXA 1139/12
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