Photograph album from shearing trips [PRG 1435/1] • Manuscript

Camp at Innamincka

Camp at Innamincka

Three cars parked near some trees, the site being identified as the 'camp at Innamincka'.

White cockatoos, Coopers Creek

White cockatoos, Coopers Creek

A large flock of white cockatoos pictured on the bank of Coopers Creek.

Coopers Creek in flood

Coopers Creek in flood

A (somewhat fuzzy) view of Coopers Creek in flood, with trees in the distance past an expanse of water, and part of the dinghy from which the photo was taken in the foreground.

Burke's grave

Burke's grave

View of the base of the tree where Robert O'Hara Burke is buried. [Noted by a researcher that 'Possibly this is where Burke was buried, but he was then reburied in Melbourne General Cemetery'.]

Burke's 65th camp, Coopers creek

Burke's 65th camp, Coopers creek

Close-up of the tree where Burke cut the initials 'LXV' in a tree on Coopers Creek.

Innamincka Hostel

Innamincka Hostel

View of a two-storey building identified as the 'Innamincka Hostel', which was Eleanor Symon Nursing Home was opened in 1929 by the Australian Inland Mission to provide medical services to the people of inland areas.

Burke's grave

Burke's grave

View of the tree under which Robert O'Hara Burke is buried.

Coondambo huts and woolshed

Coondambo huts and woolshed

View of the shearers' huts, with the woolshed in the distance, at Coondambo Station.

Coondambo woolshed

Coondambo woolshed

View of the woolshed at Coondambo Station, with a truck and trailer loaded with bales of wool parked outside, and other bales on the ground.

Hawkers at Coondambo

Hawkers at Coondambo

Three camels and a trailer belonging to 'C. Basheer. General hawker, drapery, fancy goods'. Beside that is an early truck with two men seated on it, and another man, identified as Solomon Shah, on the right.

Huts at Bulgunnia

Huts at Bulgunnia

Three men standing outside the shearers' huts at Bulgunnia Station. The photograph appears to have been taken shortly after rain as the ground around the huts id covered in water.

Sheep yards at Bulgunnia

Sheep yards at Bulgunnia

View of the post-and-rail sheepyards at Bulgunnia Station, with a number of stockmen working the sheep.

Sheep yards at Bulgunnia

Sheep yards at Bulgunnia

A number of connected yards at Bulgunnia Station, filled with sheep for shearing.

Shearers at Bulgunnia

Shearers at Bulgunnia

A group of men on their smoko at Bulgunnia Station.

Floods at Bulgunnia

Floods at Bulgunnia

A man standing ankle deep in flood water at Bulgunnia Station.

Burnt car in Cobbler Desert

Burnt car in Cobbler Desert

Four men with a derelict car in the Cobbler desert; noted that it was 'hidden 1931, showing 1932'.

Camel team at Arrabury

Camel team at Arrabury

A string of camels, each carrying two bales of wool destined for market, pictured in gibber (quartz) desert country near Arrabury Station.

Daybreak out of Hawker

Daybreak out of Hawker

Three men, all rugged up in coats, pictured with a car 'out of Hawker'.

Musterer, Napper [sic] Merri

Musterer, Napper [sic] Merri

A man on a horse, with another standing beside him.

'Team Arrabury'

'Team Arrabury'

Five adults (three woman and two men) in a small rowing boat on the edge of an inland river. Presumed to be at Arrabury Station.

The waterhole, Nappa Merri Station

The waterhole, Nappa Merri Station

View looking down on a wide river, identified as Nappa Merri Station waterhole.

Shearing team at Coopers Creek

Shearing team at Coopers Creek

Group of men posing in front of a corrugated iron building, presumed to be the shearing team with which R.P. Nicholas was working. According to a researcher, the shearer standing back row 3rd from the left is Clarence Mashado b.1900 at Frenchmans, near Avoca Victoria. He and his brother Joseph (Joe) b. 1896, left Victoria as young men and moved to Naracoorte SA were they found employment at shearing sheds throughout Eastern South Australia and Western NSW. Clarence in particular appears in a number of photos taken by Rowland Proctor (Ron) Nicholas.

The homestead, Nappa Merrie

The homestead, Nappa Merrie

View from a small rise, looking over the Nappa Merrie homestead and other buildings.

Leaving home on long lead

Leaving home on long lead

Three men outside a suburban home.

Boundary riders' hut on Wirrealpa

Boundary riders' hut on Wirrealpa

Four cars, and a number of men, outside the limestone boundary riders' hut on Wirrealpa Station.

Lunch near Woltana

Lunch near Woltana

Four cars lined up while the occupants take a lunch break near Woltana Station.

'Woltana for petrol'

'Woltana for petrol'

Four cars stopped at Woltana for petrol.

Mount Hopeless

Mount Hopeless

Four cars parked outside a homestead at Mount Hopeless.

Murnpeowie

Murnpeowie

Distant view of the buildings at Murpeowie.

Cobbler Desert

Cobbler Desert

View of three of the shearers' cars in the sand of the Cobbler Desert. A note on the back of a copy of this photograph reads: 'approx 1930. After Mt Hopeless and reaching the Cobbler on the Streslecki towards Innamincka. Allan Maze his new Ford; Dick Nicholas standing'.