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View of title 'Australia Twice Traversed' open to an image of the author Ernest Giles - European explorer of Western Australia
'Australia Twice Traversed' published London 1889. Although Giles made no major discoveries, he is among the more interesting Australian explorers by virtue of his journals which, although overwritten, display a fine descriptive ability and constitute a record of inner experience as well as outward observation. His culture, perception and imagination were no less marked than his skill and determination.
[Ruin remains of the Brown family home which was built 1934 on the south side of Officer Creek]
Shirley Well, S.A.
[This region is now known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands or APY Lands, Ernabella has been renamed to Pukatja. This is the ruins of the Browns family home, 1939 the underground bed room caved in, only their four year old son survived. For further detail see image HILLIARD.W01.CS-000087040]
Loading truck with spinifex for wiltjas (shelters)
[This region is now known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands or APY Lands, Ernabella has been renamed to Pukatja]; Persons photographed may include: Lucy lester; Purki Edwards; Mayawara Ukula Minutjukur
[Community members loading tame mules] - preparing for walkabout
This was an annual event after shearing to encourage the use of the reserve. [This region is now known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands or APY Lands, Ernabella has been renamed to Pukatja]