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Black and white glass plate negative. The caption reads "The famous tree at Fort Wills on the Cooper, under which a relief party buried a cache containing provisions for members of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition in 1861. The tree was marked: 'Dig three feet westward'."
W 108mm x H 82mm
Original negative created
Year that the Burke and Wills exploration occurred
Explorer who with William Wills, attempted to cross Australia from north to south
Explorer who with Robert Burke, attempted to cross Australia from north to south
Site of the Burke and Wills' 'Dig Tree'