Aboriginal family at Mapoon 1914

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Where: Queensland, Cook, Australia

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Location: Queensland, Australia
Original caption: Aboriginal family - Mapoon outstation. From left: Florrie Charger held by her mother Jessica Charger (nee Shadforth, later remarried to Dick Brown), Jack Charger, Benny Charger and Millie.
According to the Mapoon Mission Visitor's Book (held by the Cape York Collection, Weipa), the Queensland Home Secretary and Secretary for Mines, John George Appel (1859 - 1929), visited Mapoon on the 28 May 1914. He visited with a large group including his wife Ruth, James Allan MLA and his wife, J. W. Bleakley (Chief Protector of Aboriginals), John A. Crockett, J. W. and Louisa Davidson, William, Irene and Louise Gall, W. M. Lee-Bryce, Mrs J. May, J. Mulcahy, Yves and Jean Tolmie.
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australia aboriginal family baby mapoon mother father bassinet mission 1914 queensland outstation florrie charger jessica shadforth jack benny millie

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