Territory Stories

Stockmen

Details:

Title

Stockmen

Photo number

PH0284/0065

Collection

S. Cawood Collection; PictureNT; PictureNT

Date

1929-05-01

Location

Kalkarindji

Description

Bob, Tommy, Hughie and Jack, the guides accompanying the Thornycroft expedition to recover the bodies of Anderson and Hitchcock who died of thirst when their plane, the 'Kookaburra' was forced to land whilst searching for the 'Southern Cross'. They are clearing a strip so a future party could attempt to fly the plane out, but it never happened.

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal peoples (Australians)

Digital format

3550 x 5000 pixels : 48bpp ; 106.52Mb.

Format

1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm.

File type

image/tiff

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/pdm

Related links

http://collectionsearch.nma.gov.au/?object=111760; http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/26604719; http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/26604719 [Berg, W.N. The story of the Thornycroft expedition to the centre of Australia, May-June 1929. Sydney : Bloxham &​ Chambers, 1929.]; http://collectionsearch.nma.gov.au/?object=111760 [National Museum of Australia. Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929.]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/25576

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/25576

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/310039


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