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George Farwell photographs of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Tahiti, ca. 1935-1965

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Record title

George Farwell photographs of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Tahiti, ca. 1935-1965

Call numbers

PXA 1167 , ON 350 , NCY 22/92-97

Record identifier

YdmdwWP9

George Farwell photographs of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Tahiti, ca. 1935-1965

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George Farwell photographs of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Tahiti, ca. 1935-1965

Full title

George Farwell photographs of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Tahiti, ca. 1935-1965

Date

ca. 1935-1965

Call Numbers

PXA 1167 , ON 350 , NCY 22/92-97

Record Identifier

YdmdwWP9
Physical Description

Contents

Approximately 96 photographic prints - 23.8 x 30 cm or smaller - gelatin silver, 4 proof sheets

116 negatives - 10 x 12.5 cm or smaller - film, black & white

67 slides - 6 x 6 cm, 35 mm - transparencies, coloured

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Colour transparencies included with negatives at ON 350

Access and use

Physical Access Conditions

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian : ON 350

Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian : NCY 22/92-97

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

PXA 1167

Australian photographs include George and his second wife Noni, Bill Harney, George with Aborigines, old Tallangatta, the Northern Territory, a dust storm in Mildura, Wilpena Station, the Birdsville Track, Annamooka, the Diamantina, Greg Sherman opal buyer, Mapoon Mission, Mary Kathleen, Alice Springs, Wyndham, Barkly Tablelands, pa...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

George Farwell photographs of Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Tahiti, ca. 1935-1965

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Contributing Creator

Photographs taken by Farwell and various photographers, some stamps on the reverse

NOTES

General note

MLMSS 2304 -

Signature / Inscriptions

Most of the photographs have pen and ink notations on the reverse in Farwell's hand; some also have typed captions. Ink captions on negatives in glassine bags

Published information

Photographs published in the books: Land of mirage, Mask of Asia and Rejoice in freedom. For further details of these and other Farwell books, see the Library's printed books catalog.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Noni Farwell on the death of her husband George Farwell, November 1976
Pic.Acc.2430

Appraisal note

Negatives tested for nitrate; seven sent for copying and two destroyed, 2 December 1976¶NCY 22/92-97

Administrative / Biographical history

For a biography of George Michell Farwell, see the Australian Dictionary of Biography online

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 1167 , ON 350 , NCY 22/92-97

Record Identifier

YdmdwWP9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YdmdwWP9

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

832466

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