Collection

NPWHF0767 - Photo Album

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DESCRIPTION

Blue photograph album, cardboard cover with "Snapshots" written on front.  Two-hole punched with burgundy and pink-colored string holding it together.   Twenty brown leaves of paper for photos to be mounted to both sides.  

Pages one through three have six photos per page.  

Between pages four and five were seventeen loose photos.  

Total of 35 photographs which appear to be albumen silver contact prints.

All photos are black and white contact prints; some have inscriptions on the back denoting the place where taken:

Alice Springs taken from Anzac Hill, convoy up the track old days, Stanleys Chasm, Devils Marbles, view of mission station Hermansburg [sic], Emilys Gap, Pastor Gross's homestead Hermansburg [sic], track to Palm Valley Hermansburg [sic], Hermansburg [sic] church, Simpsons Gap, ant hills Dunmarah, and Jay Creek.  

There is an inscription in black ink on upper left inside cover which reads:

To Joy

Wishing

You A  Merry Xmas

for 1943

Doris

Object ID: NPWHF0767 - Photo Album

Object Number: 767

Date Made: 1943

Materials: paper, photographs

Dimension: Album 28.7 mm wide by 22.7 mm high. Twenty-six (26) photos are 11.3 mm wide by 6.9 mm high in size. Nine (9) photos are 8.9 mm wide by 6.1 mm high in size.

Provenance: RACTLIFFE, Pam

Maker: John SCHNEIDER inserted photographs into the album


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