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StateLibQld 1 69479 South Sea Islander men and children under a tree in Cairns, ca.1906

StateLibQld 1 69479 South Sea Islander men and children under a tree in Cairns, ca.1906

 
 
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South Sea Islander men and children under a tree in Cairns, ca.1906
South Sea Islander labourers photographed standing under a large tree near a white picket fence in the Cairns District, Queensland, 1906. The South Sea Islanders were recruited as a source of labour in Australia from as early as the 1840s.

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1906
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State Library of Queensland
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