View From The Barron [River, Queensland]
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View From The Barron [River, Queensland]

c1890s. Albumen paper photograph, title in negative lower left, 18.7 x 24.3cm. Minor missing portion to lower right corner, slight foxing, tears to edges and creases.

The image shows three Indigenous males, two men and a young boy standing in the river. A young European boy is sitting on the bank with a wombat behind him.

The Barron River is located on the Atherton Tablelands in Northern Queensland. The river’s Indigenous name was Bibhoora but was renamed “Barron” in 1875 after the chief clerk of police in Brisbane, Thomas Henry Bowman Barron (c1835-1882). Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL191-32

Price (AUD): $1,850.00  other currencies

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