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Three loose prints, all signed, dated and captioned on the reverse. 'Baiaua' is possibly Bariana, south of Collingwood Bay. Sir Henry Wickham was an explorer and pioneer planter all over the Equatorial Belt, and planted rubber over Central and South America, India and New Guinea. He listed his recreation in 'Who's Who' as 'Pioneer Rubber Planting.'
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Biographical / Historical
Sir Henry Alexander Wickham was an explorer, author and pioneer rubber planter. He was the donor and photographer of a collection of views of New Guinea.
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Presented by Mr H A Wickham 13th November 1911.
This collection level description was entered by WS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Wickham, Sir Henry Alexander (1846-1928) Knight, explorer and planter
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