Planting the first telegraph pole
Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
Peter Spillett Collection; PictureNT; PictureNT
Planting the first telegraph pole, near Palmerston. Among those present were: Mr Palmer, Mr Burton, Dr Furnell, Dr Millner, D.D. Daly, Miss Douglas, Mr & Mrs William Trevett Dalwood, Willie Douglas, A.T. Childs, Captain & Mrs Douglas, F.W. Dalwood, Miss Douglas, W. McMinn, Miss B. Douglas, Mr James Darwent, J. McKinlay, Mr Grey, Mr E. Holthouse, Mr Davis, Mr Paquelin. Time: 3:00 pm. The photographer (Samuel Sweet) was the Master of the GULNARE which had brought the OT contractor Darwent and Dalwood and their men and materials to Darwin.
power & telegraph lines; Overland Telegraph Line (N.T. and S. Aust.)
3835 x 5000 pixels : 24bpp ; 56.17Mb.
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.8 x 24.9 cm.
No known copyright
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