Aborigines' Office Photographs and Negatives

Aborigines' Office Photographs and Negatives c.1900 - c.1940

This series contains photographs that were maintained by the Aborigines' Department, probably for publicity and scholarly purposes. The photographs were taken mainly at Mission Stations, between the late nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries. The photographs came from a variety of sources, including the Government Photolithographer, staff at the missions, local constables and private photographers.

The Special Lists are arranged numerically, and also contains a description of the photograph. 

Special List to GRG 52/45 - Photographs and negatives, Aborigines' Office and successors, c1900 - c1940 items 1 - 77

Special List to GRG 52/45 - Photographs and negatives, Aborigines' Office and successors, c1900 - c1940 items 77a - 170

Special List to GRG 52/45 - Photographs and negatives, Aborigines' Office and successors, c1900 - c1940, items 171 - 249

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