Series 296 - Images of Banaba (Ocean Island)

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Images of Banaba (Ocean Island)


  • 1960 - 1975 (Creation)

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136 slides, 11 photographs – all digital

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Lillian Hardman worked for the British Phosphate Commission (BPC). Hardman donated photographs of Banaba (Ocean Island) showing views of the island and of phosphate mines produced by the BPC.

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Images are of Banaba (Ocean Island) in the Pacific near Kiribati. They show island scenes and views of the phosphate mining that occurred on Banaba.


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The original photographs are held by the donor (Lillian Hardman)

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ANUA 297 Photographs of Banaba (Ocean Island)

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Prepared by Karina Taylor on 24 February 2009




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