Whistle and Nellie

Herbert Basedow1916

National Museum of Australia

National Museum of Australia
Canberra, Australia

glass plate negative
National Museum of Australia

Husband and wife Whistle and Nellie helped teamster Mr Perkins to transport supplies from Derby to Kimberley Downs station. The wagon, with its four-and-a-half-tonne load, was pulled by 30 mules. Whistle assisted Perkins while Nellie was the cook.


  • Title: Whistle and Nellie
  • Creator: Herbert Basedow
  • Date: 1916
  • Location: Western Australia
  • External link: A Different Time

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