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910142
  • Title
    Series 01 Part 03-04: Irene Victoria Read pictorial material and relics, 1839-1951
  • Call number
    PXD 1143
    R 1117
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1839-1951
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    910142
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    8 photographic prints - 30 x 34 cm. or smaller
    1 architectural drawing (in two pieces) - 21.5 x 34cm. (x 2) - pencil
    hair (camels) - 6 x 10 cm. (envelope)
    1 measuring instrument (tape) - 7 x 4.5 cm.
    2 volumes of textual material - 10 x 6 cm. (each)
    1 crucifix - 10 x 7 cm. - metal
    1 commemorative medal (with box) - 7.5 x 7.5 cm. (box) - metal
    1 charity badge (with backing) - 3.5 x 8.5 cm. (backing) - metal, cardboard
    textual material (4 cartons)
  • Scope and Content
    PXD 1143
    1. Group portrait titled, 'Teachers. Girls High School, 1896' [i.e. Sydney Girls' High School]
    Left to right standing: W. J. Holmes, M.A. ; Miss Bowmaker, M.A. ; Miss Whitfeld ; W. Williams, B.A.
    Left to right seated: Miss I.F. Thompson, M.A. ; Mrs Garvin ; Miss Bruce, B.A.

    2. R.M.S. Orontes, 1911 / taken by Felix Giuglard of Marseille with signatures on photograph including Irene V. Read. Inscribed on reverse "I.V. Read / T. / off W.A. coast, Jan 23rd 1911"

    3. No. 2 Australian General Hospital / Camp section in charge of Major W.H. Read / Mena / Egypt / May 1915 [first Australian hospital to be pitched in the war]

    4. Untitled [another view of hospital camp]

    5. No. 2 Australian General Hospital / Mena House / Egypt. The first batch of wounded Australian soldiers from Gallipoli / May 1915

    6. No. 2 Australian General Hospital / Mena House / Egypt / May 1915 / The first batch of wounded / Australian soldiers from / Gallipoli

    7. Untitled [another view of soldiers at Mena House]

    8. S.S. Demosthenes [1915] / taken by W.T. Munns, Gravesend. With signatures on mount.

    9. Plan of No 2 Gen. Hos. Camp. [General Hospital Plan] / [undated] pencil plan


    R 1117/ITEM 01
    1 envelope containing camels hair clipped by the Australian Camel Corps, Egypt, World War I. Envelope is addressed to Margaret [Homes]

    R 1117/ITEM 02-ITEM 04
    1 measuring tape with needle and thread with two small instruction (pattern) books for knitting soldiers socks (The Grey Sock : Soldiers' Sock Fund) in World War I, ca. 1915. [one copy with annotations]

    R 1117/ITEM 05
    1 metal Toc H Cross, ca. 1915

    R 1117/ITEM 06
    1 medal (with box) commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the landing of Arthur Phillip in Sydney Cove, 1938

    R 1117/ITEM 07
    1 badge sold in support of the Australian Air League Appeal to raise 10,000 pounds in World War II, ca. 1939
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to R 1117
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.3304 as part of the eRecords Project 2011-2012
    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
    Digital order no:Album ID : 996773
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Place
  • Exhibited in
    Dalgety Walkway display cases 2012
    Life Interrupted: Personal Diaries from World War I
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