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Postcard - 'Afghan Camel Rider, South Australia', South Australia, 1900-1920 Image Reg. No: SH 920823

Summary:
Postcard featuring black and white image of man wearing turban, seated on camel, made circa 1900 - 1920.
Description:
On front of card is a black and white photograph, depicting a man wearing a turban riding a camel, and a red inscription in the top left corner. The back of the card is plain buff coloured stiff paper with text printed in English in black typeface and an outline of Australia showing states.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Andrew Reeves, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.80 cm (Height), 8.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: working life, exploration, settlement, muslims in australia, afghans
Themes this item is part of: Muslim Collections at Museum Victoria, Cultural Diversity Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Travel
Tertiary Classification: souvenir postcards
Inscriptions: Printed on front in red: 'AFGHAN CAMEL RIDER, / SOUTH AUST.'.

Printed on reverse: 'SOUTH / AUSTRALIA / POST / CARD / For every country except/ Japan and the United States of America this/ space may be used for correspondence / If for Japan and U.S.A./ only the address to be written on this side / Great Britain, India,/ Ceylon, Singapore,/ Canada, Hong Kong,/ Inter-State, B. New/ Guinea, N.Z., or Fiji,/ New Hebrides, Brit./ Agencies/ in China./ Egypt, Natal, Orange R.C./ Sts Stlmnts, Transvall.'
Place & Date Made: South Australia, Australia, 1900-1920

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