Summary

Photograph of the old bridge at Rio Douglas showing entrance to Ponsonby Sound in the distance taken on 7th of June 1929. The Photographer, Australian Anthropologist Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer was undertaking research into the culture and language of the Yaghan people of Chile during what became his last expedition. He died only a few months after this was taken, on Hoste Island. [Duplicate at XP 8514]

Physical Description

Print. Sepia toned with white border. Handwritten annotation in pencil on reverse. Condition: good

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