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1344744
  • Title
    Cecil John Levien miner's right 1923, gold from Bulolo Mine and model aeroplane
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1344744
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Gold mine owner Cecil John Levien (1874-1932) took out the first miner's right issued in the Territory of New Guinea in 1923. In 1923-24 Levien took out leases at Bulolo flats. Levien later became a director and major shareholder of Guinea Airways Limited, New Guinea's pioneer aviation company.

    Reference:
    Australian Dictionary of Biography. http://adb.anu.edu.au/ (accessed 17 June, 2015)
  • Scope and Content
    Item 01
    Miner's Right, Territory of New Guinea, 1 January 1923

    Item 02
    First ounce of gold from the Bulolo mine

    Item 03
    Model made by Junkers of first Junkers aircraft used by Guinea Airways Ltd.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Mrs. Margaret May Levien, 1954
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