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S.A. Northern Pioneers: W.R. Cave
Title : S.A. Northern Pioneers: W.R. Cave S.A. Northern Pioneers: W.R. Cave
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Creator : Mora studio
Source : B 6912/G2
Date of creation : ca. 1870
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 50 x 33 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Portrait of W.R. Cave from Wirrialpa from the S.A. Northern Pioneers' composite, 1850-1859 (shown in position on B 6912/3).

The Chambers Brothers  and S.A. Northern Pioneers, T. Coffin were also connected with Wirrealpa station. Today, Wirrialpa (Wirrealpa) Station is a 1,650 square kilometre, working sheep and cattle station situated on the east side of the Flinders Ranges, on the main Wilpena to Arkaroola Road, 35 kilometres east of Blinman. Now run by the Fargher family, the pastoral lease, dates back to the 1850s. The cottage was built c. 1860.

Related names :

Chambers, John, 1838-1889

Chambers, James, 1862-1837

Coffin, T.

Fargher family

Coverage year : 1850-1859 (1885)
Period : 1836-1851,1852-1883
Place : Wirrealpa station
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Cockburn, R Pastoral pioneers of South Australia 2 v. (207; 263 p.) Adelaide : Publishers Limited, 1925-1927 ("Reprinted from the Adelaide Stock and Station Journal.")

Robinson, J A century in focus : South Australian photography, 1840s-1940s Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2007

Barrie, S 150th anniversary of professional photography in Australia, 12th December 1842 to 1992 : a historical retrospective [Morningside, Qld.] : S. Barrie, [1992]

Peake, A Sources for South Australian History Dulwich, S. Aust. : Tudor Australia Press, 1987

Davies, A The Mechanical eye in Australia: Photography 1841-1900 Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985

Burrows, A. Kith and Kin: Sources for family history Libraries Board of South Australia, Adelaide: 1994

Kwan, Elizabeth. Living in South Australia: a social history, Netley, S. Aust.: South Australian Government Printer, 1987

Migration Museum. From many places: the history and cultural traditions of South Australian people, Kent Town, S. Aust.: Migration Museum (History Trust of S.A.) in association with Wakefield Press, 1995

The Wakefield companion to South Australian history. Editor Wilfrid Prest. Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2001

Internet links :

SA Memory Foundation of South Australia 1800-1850 S.A. Northern Pioneers: T. Coffin

SA Memory Foundation of South Australia 1800-1850 S.A. Northern Pioneers: James Chambers

National Library of Australia. Pictures catalogue

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Edition

State Library of South Australia, General Information Factsheets Online

Pictures Catalogue National Library of Australia


Art Gallery of South Australia About Photographers



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