• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003355

Typescripts and photographs [ca. 1947] [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 8392
  • Date Range 1947 - 1947
  • Description

    I. Twenty-three page corrected and annotated typescript account of a caravan journey from Melbourne to Perth. Describes the places and people encountered on the journey, paying particular attention to the Nullarbor Plain. The typescript also includes notes on the vocabulary of Aborigines in the regions passed through. II. Two page typescript notes by Robert Hill (Ernestine’s son) on the same journey describing the visit to Daisy Bates who was staying with the Mathews family on a farm at Streaky Bay, South Australia. III. Photograph of Daisy Bates, Ernestine Hill and the Mathew family taken by Robert Hill on the same journey. IV. Photographs of Daisy Bates and Aborigines.

  • Quantity 2 folders 0.02 m
  • Access Available for reference. Not for loan.

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Hill, Ernestine (1899 - 1972)
  • Primary
    • Bates, Daisy May (1859 - 1951)