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Series 01: Photographic prints of missionaries and Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and India, ca. 1885-1938 / probably photographed by Rev. John Wear Burton, R. H. Rickard, and others for the Methodist Church of Australasia, Dept. of Overseas Missions

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PXA 1137

Record identifier

1l4dXkV1

Series 01: Photographic prints of missionaries and Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and India, ca. 1885-1938 / probably photographed by Rev. John Wear Burton, R. H. Rickard, and others for the Methodist Church of Australasia, Dept. of Overseas Missions

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Series 01: Photographic prints of missionaries and Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and India, ca. 1885-1938 / probably photographed by Rev. John Wear Burton, R. H. Rickard, and others for the Methodist Church of Australasia, Dept. of Overseas Missions

Full title

Series 01: Photographic prints of missionaries and Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and India, ca. 1885-1938 / probably photographed by Rev. John Wear Burton, R. H. Rickard, and others for the Methodist Church of Australasia, Dept. of Overseas Missions

Date

ca. 1885-1938

Call Numbers

PXA 1137

Record Identifier

1l4dXkV1
Physical Description

Contents

1110 photographic prints (4 boxes) - 25.5 x 24 cm or smaller - gelatin silver

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Series

Arrangement

Filed mainly by negative number (annotated verso of prints).

Publication information

Publisher's series notes

Some photographs published in the journal The Missionary review / Methodist Church of Australasia.

Access and use

Terms of use

Restricted : Written approval should be sought from Archivist, Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, 16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta, NSW 2151. Tel: 02 8838 8982

Finding aids

Contents list held for all photographs except nos. 725-773. Some prints listed in contents lists are missing.

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1-32. Papua New Guinea : scenes including wharf at Ulu Island, Malakuna, Chinese school at Rabaul, Miss March’s girls, Dr. Pockley’s and Mr Nietsch’s graves, the hospital, drying copia, New Britain girls.

33-95. Papua New Guinea : village scenes [Dobu island], scenes and people including the Vive Warwick at Fergusson Island, Rev. Jacob’s ho...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Series 01: Photographic prints of missionaries and Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and India, ca. 1885-1938 / probably photographed by Rev. John Wear Burton, R. H. Rickard, and others for the Methodist Church of Australasia, Dept. of Overseas Missions

Variant title

Series previously titled Series 01: Photographic prints of missionaries and Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa and India, c 1885-1938 / photographed by RH Rickard and others for the Methodist Church of Australasia, Dept. of Overseas Missions.
Title amended based on information provided by Dr Christine Weir...

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

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Attributions / Conjectures

Most photographs in this series attributed to Rev. John Wear Burton (1875-1970) by Dr. Christine Weir, Honorary Lecturer, College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, September 2018.

Rev. John Wear Burton was the General Secretary of the Australasian Methodist Missionary Society from 1925 to 1945, and as part of his duties...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Pic.Acc.7061

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 1137

Record Identifier

1l4dXkV1

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1l4dXkV1

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Reference code

825535

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