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Gold mines and mining -- Papua New Guinea -- Edie Creek
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Guy Broad Photographs

  • UQFL272
  • Collection
  • 1928-c.1971.

115 black and white photographs of Papua New Guinea, depicting Rabaul, Edie Creek goldfields, Wau, Samarai and Bulolo. 32 photographs record the eruption of Matupi volcano, Rabaul, May 1937. Handwritten identifying notes on back of each photograph.
Bulk of photographs cover 1928-1937.

Broad, Guy

W. Fleming Photographs

  • UQFL273
  • Collection
  • c1928-c.1933.

74 black and white photographs of Papua New Guinea, showing people and places in and around Rabaul, Edie Creek, Lae, Bulolo, Wau and Salamaua. Scenes from Rabaul include indigenous and European people, aeroplanes, buildings and beached whales or porpoises. Photographs of Edie Creek and Bulolo include depictions of mining camps and mining operations. Wau scenes include buildings, pit sawing, the airstrip and a crashed aeroplane. Each photograph has handwritten identifying notes on the back.

Fleming, W.