The Guinea Gold newspaper is published for Australian and American troops. Two editions are ...

Accession Number 017121
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Maker Brown, Norman
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby, Papua: Port Moresby
Date made 16 May 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The Guinea Gold newspaper is published for Australian and American troops. Two editions are published, the Australian edition carrying Australian home news, the American edition carrying one page of American home news. A four page sheet, each edition carries three pages of general news interest. This material is mainly rewritten from newspapers. At left is Staff Sergeant John Eyre of Canberra, ACT, taking papers from the press. Stacking papers is native boy Seri Eno. In the background oiling machine is Corporal M. Nicholas of Sydney, NSW. The serviceman oiling the machine has also been identified as Private J W Dormer and Corporal Nicholas is feeding the paper into the press (rear).

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