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Photographs of New Guinea

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3084A
Scope and Contents Thirty-nine mounted prints mainly measuring 285 x 230 mm., and mainly covering the declaration of the British Protectorate along the south-eastern coastline of New Guinea, from Motu-Motu in the west, to Killerton Island in the east. The various flag raising ceremonies were performed by Commodore James Elphinstone Erskine (1838-1911), of the Australian station, who in turn appointed Hugh Hastings Romilly (1856-1892) as Acting Deputy Commissioner until the arrival of Sir Peter Scratchley the...
Dates: 1884
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  • Subject: Asia (continent) X
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