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Glass plate negative - Baobab marked by Captain Lort Stokes' party in 1838, May River, off Stokes Bay, Western Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1916

1985.0060.1419.001

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L 100mm x W 125mm

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Reproduced by Basedow in 'Narrative of an Expedition of Exploration in North-Western Australia', "Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch", vol. III/1, 1918, plate XIII/1. Caption reads: 'BOABAB MARKED BY CAPTAIN LORT STOKES' PARTY IN 1838, MAY RIVER, OFF STOKES BAY, APRIL 24th.'

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Black and white glass plate negative. Caption: Baobab marked by Captain Lort Stokes' party in 1838. May River, off Stokes Bay, northern W.A.

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