Series 297 - Images of Banaba (Ocean Island) series 2

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Images of Banaba (Ocean Island) series 2


  • 1960 - 1974 (Creation)

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175 digital photographs

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Jack Edwards worked for the British Phosphate Company (BPC). Edwards, his wife, Joan, and their family spent some years in Banaba (Ocean Island) in the 1960s and 1970s before migrating to Australia.

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Joan Edwards, wife of Jack Edwards, lived on Banaba (Ocean Island) from the 1960s to 1970s. The Edwards family worked for the British Phosphate Company (BPC).

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Photographs compiled in an album on Banaba (Ocean Island) and Nauru including Island workers, company buildings and work areas, church and family photographs.


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Open access

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The original photographs are held by the donors (Jack and Joan Edwards)

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ANUA 296 Images of Banaba (Ocean Island)

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Prepared by Karina Taylor on 24 February 2009




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