Historical information

Frank Hurley (1885-1962) was an Australian photographer and adventurer. He participated in trips to Antartica and was an official photographer with the Australian forces during both world wars. This book was first published in 1955.


Photographs include the Hume Reservoir, Mt Buffalo and the Alpine High Country of Mt Kosciusko. (pages 140-144) All are associated with the type of country at each end of the Kiewa River. The Kiewa River flows into the Murray River just below the Hume Dam and Mt Buffalo and Mt Kosciusko are part of the Alpine High country near the Bogong High Plains.
Clare Roper lived on a farm in the Kiewa Valley.

Physical description

Blue hard cover, bound book with the title in gold at the top. 208 pages. Mostly Black & white photos but some coloured.

Inscriptions & markings

Inside back of first page - written 'Clare Roper'