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Mermaid Tree, copy prints, 1974 / by Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

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Record title

Mermaid Tree, copy prints, 1974 / by Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

Call numbers

PXB 684

Record identifier

npAdP6b1

Mermaid Tree, copy prints, 1974 / by Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

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Mermaid Tree, copy prints, 1974 / by Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

Full title

Mermaid Tree, copy prints, 1974 / by Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

Date

1974

Call Numbers

PXB 684

Record Identifier

npAdP6b1
Physical Description

Contents

1 folder (8 copy photographic prints) - 16.5 x 21.5 cm. - black & white

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Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : In copyright - created after 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and courtesy, Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

8 copy prints of carving "HMC Mermaid 1820" in a Boab tree, and the surrounding bush area.

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Full title

Mermaid Tree, copy prints, 1974 / by Dept. of Home Affairs and Environment

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Pic.Acc. Upgrade Project - Information transferred from Pic.Acc.5655 as part of the eRecords Project 2012-13

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Original lent for copying by Alex George, May 1984
Pic.Acc.5655

Administrative / Biographical history

The Mermaid Tree is located at Careening Bay, Western Australia, on the Kimberley Coast. HMC Mermaid was captioned by Philip Arthur King during a voyage around the Australian coast in 1820. The Mermaid was beached in the bay and was undergoing repairs by the crew. A carpenter from the ship carved the name into a Boab tree

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXB 684

Record Identifier

npAdP6b1

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Reference code

909666

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