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Picture relating to Thursday Island - titled 'Diving for pearls on Thursday Island, ca. 1948'
Picture relating to Cardwell - titled 'Commemorative stone for Edmund B. C. Kennedy, unveiled at Cardwell, 1948'

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Diving for pearls on Thursday Island, ca. 1948

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1948
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A diver wearing a diving suit emerges from the sea at the side of a pearling vessel at Thursday Island., Torres Strait. Mr Napau Pedro is the fourth person standing on the boat.