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Bingera sugar plantation, Queensland

Date: c 1890
Dimensions:
Overall: 147 x 195 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Robert D McKilliam
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: ANMS0227[035]
Related Place:Bingera,

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    Description
    A black and white photograph taken on a cane field at Bingera in North Queensland.
    South Sea Islander workers stand atop piles of cut cane and on the ground admist cut cane stems.

    SignificanceThis image is a part of the Captain Robert McKilliam collection. Captain McKilliam worked for the Aberdeen White Star Line for 32 years and sailed aboard such famous clipper ships as SALAMIS and THERMOPYLAE. He moved to Sydney in 1913 where he served as Assistant Wharf Master on Darling Island.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Bingera sugar plantation, Queensland

    Collection title: McKilliam family collection

    Primary title: Kanakas loading cane Bingera north coast

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