The first volume of the Official History packed and ready for transport from Tuggeranong to the ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number A05383
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 12 December 1920
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The first volume of the Official History packed and ready for transport from Tuggeranong to the publishers, Angus & Robertson, in Sydney, NSW. Identified from left to right: G. B. Lowery, John Balfour, C. E. W. Bean, P. Wightman, Arthur W. Bazley. One of a series of photographs taken by C E W Bean or family members during his time spent at Tuggeranong homestead while writing the 'Official History of Australia at War 1914-1919'. The photographs comprise mostly of family, friends, staff and the local region. Photographs from the private collection of C E W Bean held at AWM 38 3DRL 6673. Alternate identifications have been suggested for two of the figures shown: the blurred figure at the left of the image is the draftsman Peter Wightman; the figure second from right in the AIF tunic is the clerk William Lawther.