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Reproduced courtesy of Estate of Denis George

Denis George's diary of pearl production experimentation at Exmouth Gulf 1961

Date: 17 June 1961
Dimensions:
Overall: 334 x 213 x 30 mm
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the George Family and Adrian Jackson
Object Copyright: © Estate of Denis George
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Diary
Object No: ANMS1262[029]

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    Description
    The first page of the diary reads: "Diary of the first joint venture of technical cooperation between two Australian companies, to produce cultured [pearls] by all- Australian Nationals". The introduction on pages 42 to 43 explains how the technical cooperation project came about, and the purpose of the project. Diary entries give daily details of the days activities and scientific and technical procedures and their results. The diary includes some personal remarks about the conditions the team were operating under, the author's relationships with the team members and about his wife Yurie George.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: Denis George Collection

    Assigned title: Denis George's diary of pearl production experimentation at Exmouth Gulf 1961

    Primary title: The 1961 Exmouth Gulf Pearl Production Diary

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