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840532
  • Title
    Brewarrina, 1932-1937 / photographed by Reverend Canon A. Leyland Bird
  • Creator
  • Call number
    ON 369
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1932-1937
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    840532
  • Physical Description
    87 negatives - nitrate - approximately 7.5 x 13.5 cm or smaller
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Reverend Bird photographed these negatives when a member of the Brotherhood of the Good Shepherd, Dubbo, in charge of the parish of Brewarrina.

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
  • Collection history
    Reverend Bird left the negatives at Brewarinna when he left in 1937; the rector of Brewarinna returned them to him in 1984
  • Scope and Content
    Brewarrina
    1. View of Brewarrina township looking west with town clerk's office & residence in foreground, post office right, Presbyterian Church left, the Red Hill in distance, taken from the roof of Christ church
    2. The rectory (now demolished) from the back with two Bush Brothers outside the detached kitchen, saltbush hedge
    3. Sunday school picnic from Christ Church on the Red Hill
    4. Christ Church, a brick building on black soil. Police station behind
    5. Christ Church interior
    6. The children of Christ Church outside the church

    District churches
    7. St George's, Lightning Ridge after cyclone
    8. New St. George's, Lightning Ridge, built by opal miners
    9. Mana Creek church with congregation
    10. Consecration of Carinda church by Bishop Arnold Wylde, Bishop of Bathurst with two Bush Brothers
    11. Children of the Aboriginal Mission School near Brewarrina
    12. Old Aboriginal men at Angledool
    13. Opal mine, Lightning Ridge

    The Bush
    14. Tame kangaroo
    15. Uncleared bush
    16. Barwon River
    17. Emus, Nineteen Mile Plain
    18. Humpy
    19. A ...
    20. Surprised! Kangaroo at water tank
    21. The track in red country
    22-23. Flocks of galahs
    24. Nanan lake from a windmill
    25. Ibis nests on Nanan Lake
    26. Artesian bore near Cumborah
    27. Clearing a bore drain
    28. Chinaman's grave
    29. Road between Brewarrina and Bourke
    30. Wild clover after a month's rain
    31. Abundant feed
    32. Angledool Station homestead
    33. Governor Sir Philip Game, right, has the Aboriginal fishery explained to him by Mr Shore, Barwon river, Brewarrina
    34. Sir Philip and Lady Game visit Charlton Station homestead on the Bogan River; left to right, front, Munro Martin, overseer, Dulcie Tarbolton (later Mrs Bird), Lady Game, Gerald Loughnan, manager, Sir Philip Game, Mrs Molly Loughnan, Rosemary Game; behind, Martin Witty, jackeroo, and Philip Game; front, the Loughnan children, Elizabeth, Margaret and Kenneth

    Sheep
    35-36. Koalas
    37. Boiling the billy
    38. Picnic
    39. The track
    40. A school
    41-42. The bush - with unusual clouds!
    43-44. Merino sheep
    45-48a. Examining the fleece
    49-50. Rams
    51. Drovers camping - turn out on left
    52. Dead and bogged sheep at tank - drought
    53. Dead sheep - no feed after dry spell
    54. The scour, Brewarrina
    55. Bull at gate
    56. Cattle in yards

    Transport
    57. Signpost between Warren and Brewarrina, on Mana Creek
    58. Railway between Nyngan and Byrock
    59. Wyuna Downs siding between Byrock and Brewarrina
    60. Nevertire Railway Station
    61. Crossing the railway bridge at Tarcoon over the Bogan River. There was no road bridge then - hazardous
    62. Car on the bridge over Mana Creek - no sides, no middle!
    63. Punt across the Darling River at Louth
    64. Bridge over dry creek
    65. Track on the Boonie watercourse near Brewarrina
    66. Bush timber bridge over a creek
    67-68. Causeways
    69. Mending puncture on A model Ford on Bourke road
    70. Going to school - water tank
    71. Loughnan children crossing the Bogan on the raft supervised by the Bush Brothers
    72. Hotel and petrol bowser
    73. Track from the red soil of Lightning Ridge down to the black soil towards Collarenebri
    74. NSW and Queensland border fence between Goodooga and Hebel
    75. Boundary gate
    76. Ramp at a cyclone gate
    77. A run-through at a boundary fence
    78. Wet black soil picking up between Brewarrina and Goodooga on the Nineteen Mile Plain
    79. Bogged on red soil near Byrock
    80. Boggy patch
    81. Bore-sinker's oxen team
    82. Camel team
    83. Horse team with about 10 tons of wool from the Mana to Brewarrina railhead
    84. Angledool Station bullock team (17 oxen) with 10 tons of wool ... the Rotten Plain on the direct track to Walgett railhead
  • System of arrangement
    Negatives supplied with contents list and numbered by the donor
  • Source
    Presented by Reverend Canon A. Leyland Bird, March 1984
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held in cold storage and requires 3 working days notice to retrieve. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Description source

    Donor's handwritten contents list on Library correspondence file
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 971226
  • Date note

    Dated from the period Reverend Bird was a member of the Brotherhood of the Good Shepherd, Dubbo, in charge of the parish of Brewarrina
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