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Effects of the cyclone at Townsville

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085M
Scope and Contents Collection of five photographs, mounted on card and showing various devastated buildings. The printed inscriptions read 'A E Urry, Townsville. Gold medal and nine first prizes, Exhibition 1899-90' (sic).The north-eastern coast of Queensland is the most susceptible part of Australia to cyclones, which run down from the north-east tropics, particularly in spring and early summer. The coastline between Townsville and Cooktown is especially prone: three major cyclones, in the last...
Dates: 1903
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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: Queensland (state) X
  • Names: Urry, Arthur E, fl. 1890 - 1903 (photographer) X

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