Native girls, Fiji, [c1880 to 1889]

Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967 (1880). Native girls, Fiji, [c1880 to 1889].

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Creator Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967
Title Native girls, Fiji, [c1880 to 1889]
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1880
Year available 2016
Series Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2
Type image/tiff
Original Format Album; albumen print, sepia; 19 x 15 cm.
Source Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2, Album H3, page 3
Rights Copyright expired
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Father Edward Leo Hayes Collection, UQFL2 contains correspondence and manuscript material on literary and historical matters, mostly in Queensland and New South Wales. It also includes personal papers of Father Hayes, relating to his activities as parish priest; bookplates, photographs, realia.

Father Hayes was born in 1889 at Frederickton, New South Wales, and began book collecting at age seven. He commenced studies for the priesthood at St Columbia's College, Springwood, in 1911 and was ordained after further study at St Patrick’s, Manly, in 1918. Over the course of 70 years he amassed one of the greatest collections of Australiana, including more than 25,000 volumes, 30,000 manuscript items, 1,500 Indigenous artefacts, maps, stamps, coins, weapons, geological specimens, cattle bells, and a variety of other material. On 19-20 October 1967 a convoy of removal trucks transported eighty large crates and 400 cartons of material to The University of Queensland Library at St Lucia, doubling its holdings on Australian subjects and effectively putting the Library on the map as an institution capable of supporting high-level research in Australian studies. (Information from Follett, Roslyn & University of Queensland. Library & Fryer Library (2010). Found in Fryer : stories from the Fryer Library collection. The University of Queensland Library, St Lucia, Qld.)
Keyword Hayes, Edward Leo, 1889-1967 -- Archives
Fiji -- Pictorial works
Fijians -- Portraits
Clothing & accessories
Geographic co-ordinates

-178.230107,-12.479594 176.909494,-12.479594 176.909494,-20.669430 -178.230107,-20.669430 -178.230107,-12.479594

Additional Notes The Photographs of Fiji by unidentified photographer c1880s, Hayes Album H3 contains 12 albumen prints (11 x 16 cm) mounted on boards in a leather album with black and gold tooling. Views include scenes from Bau, Kaba Point, Ovalau and Suva.

Captions pencilled on each page.
Title based on captions.

Description: Portrait of two Fijian women, wearing western style clothes, with a combination of traditional and western jewellery.

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library
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Created: Fri, 19 Feb 2016, 10:46:53 EST by Ms Dulcie Stewart on behalf of Fryer Library