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S.A. Northern Pioneers: T.D. Phillips
Title : S.A. Northern Pioneers: T.D. Phillips S.A. Northern Pioneers: T.D. Phillips
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Source : B 6912/D2
Date of creation : ca. 1870
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 50 x 33 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Portrait of Thomas Dickinson Phillips from Ti Tree from the S.A. Northern Pioneers' composite, 1850-1859 (shown in position on B 6912/1). ('Teatree' is spelling in his obituary in the 'Observer')

Thomas Dickinson Phillips arrived in South Australia about 1860, and entered the service of Mr. J. H. Angas at Collingrove. From there he was transferred to the Wirrialpa and Teatree stations, to the east of' Blinman, in the far north.  He later became manager of these stations, and continued to occupy that position until a short time before his death owing to ill health in 1903. 

Phillips was a skilled bushman, and a man of sound judgement with a good knowledge of the country he worked.  

Period : 1836-1851,1852-1883
Place : Collingrove, Teatree
Region : Mid North,Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Cockburn, R Pastoral pioneers of South Australia Adelaide : Publishers Limited, 1925-1927 ("Reprinted from the Adelaide Stock and Station Journal.") vol. 1 pp. 10-11 J H Angas

Obituary [Thomas Phillips] Adelaide observer, 7 February 1903, p. 33, col. b

Internet links :

 South Australian obituaries: P: scroll down to Phillips, T. D.




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