[Maslyn Williams collection of Marshall Islands photographs by Thomas J. McMahon]

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[Maslyn Williams collection of Marshall Islands photographs by Thomas J. McMahon]

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PXB 293 (v.3)

Record identifier

9PQyjRln

[Maslyn Williams collection of Marshall Islands photographs by Thomas J. McMahon]

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[Maslyn Williams collection of Marshall Islands photographs by Thomas J. McMahon]

Full title

[Maslyn Williams collection of Marshall Islands photographs by Thomas J. McMahon]

Author / Creator

Date

1916-1917

Call Numbers

PXB 293 (v.3)

Record Identifier

9PQyjRln
Physical Description

Contents

Photographs - 68 silver gelatin photoprints

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A contents list compiled by Maslyn Williams is available in the Mitchell Library Original Materials Reading Room at PXB 293

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Maslyn Williams collection of Marshall Islands photographs by Thomas J. McMahon]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

Author / Artists

NOTES

General note

"At the outbreak of the 1914/18 war the Marshall Islands were part of the German Empire. The centre of German Administration and trade was the port of Jaluit. At the outbreak of war the British Government asked the Australian Governmetn to occupy German possessions in the Central Pacific - specifically New Guinea, the Marshalls, Carolines and Maria...

Signature / Inscriptions

Most are annotated and dated on reverse

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased 1985

Administrative / Biographical history

"The photographs in the Marshall Island section were taken by Thomas J. McMahon, F.R.G.S., of Sydney. McMahon was an indefatigable traveller in Australasia and the Pacific region and a ceaseless contributor to learned, professional and 'upper class' journals both in Australia and overseas. He visited the Gilbert, Ellice, Marshall and Caroline Islan...

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PXB 293 (v.3)

Record Identifier

9PQyjRln

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9PQyjRln

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52744

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