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A collection of photo galleries about all things Papua New Guinea
The history of aviation from the early 1930's to before independence in 1975 in PNG. As seen through the eyes of Derek Crisp, Charles Gray, Dennis Gray, William Gray and Graham Syphers. These galleries explore the planes, the places and the identities of the times - truly a historical record.
Comprising a collection of nine Galleries containing a total of 471 images covering gold mining activities in the 1930's; an account, with photos, of Queen Emma and family; early photos of Rabaul and environs during the German administration by an early Methodist Missionary; the Ian Skinner Collection of historic pictures of his experiences in the Central Highlands in 1938; as well as the Francis Lasker Collection, together with a series of 'Golden Oldies' by Chris Read; Rabaul, Kokopo and Port Moresby as seen through the eyes of Andrea Williams during 2008; a series of love letters written over a hundred years ago and a selection of paintings by artist Harly Dickinson
This Album contains the following Galleries -
1. Unveiling the Montevideo Maru Plaque at the Hellships Memorial at Subic Bay, Phillipines, on 1 July 2009. (34 photos)
2. Dedication of the Lark Force and Montevideo Maru Memorial Plaque - Bendigo RSL - 11 November 2011 (6 photos)
3. The 70th Anniversay Montevideo Maru Memorial Dedication at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, on 1 July 2012. (30 photos)
4. The 75th Anniversary Rabaul and Montevideo Maru Memorial Tour to Rabaul in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the departure of the Montevideo Maru from Rabaul Harbour on 22 June 1942. (40 photos)