Collection PHOTO 4 - Photographs taken in Mount Hagen during a parasitology survey of the New Guinea Highlands by Dr G. Heydon and A.J. Bearup for the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Sydney, 1934

Mount Hagen Aerodrome, Christmas 1934. Junkers aircraft. In line from left: Dan Leahy, pilot, Lor... A.J. Bearup removing his dentures. Christmas cricket team, Mogei Mission, Mount Hagen, 1934/35. Back row: Father Ross, Fox, Brother ... Mary bringing in a faecial sample for examination for parasites. Mission of the Divine Word, Mogei, Mount Hagen, 1934. The building used as a laboratory by Heydon... Sing sing, Mogei, Mount Hagen, 1934. Kudi, chief man of the Mogei region, Mount Hagen, 1934. Sing sing ground above Mt Hagen, 1934. A.J. Bearup talking to local people. A.J. Bearup with a group of boys from Mogei area, Mount Hagen, 1934. Man in mourning, clay plastered on chest, Mount Hagen, 1934.
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Photographs taken in Mount Hagen during a parasitology survey of the New Guinea Highlands by Dr G. Heydon and A.J. Bearup for the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Sydney, 1934

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Arthur Joseph Bearup was lecturer in medical parasitology for thirty years at the University of Sydney. After completing his schooling, he joined the Postmaster General's Department where he worked in Nhill, Victoria as a telegraph messenger until he qualified as a telegraphist. Bearup was then sent to Brisbane and then Mt Surprise in Queensland. His service with the Postmaster General's Department was interrupted during the First World War when Bearup joined the Australian Imperial Forces and was sent to the Middle East. Upon his return to Australia, he was transferred to the Commonwealth Department of Health in 1922. one of his tasks there was to help establish a Commonwealth Health laboratory in Townsville. In 1928 Bearup transferred to the Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine, also in Townsville, and was appointed technical assistant to the parasitologist. The Institute closed down in 1930 and most staff, including Bearup were transferred to the School of Public Health and Tropical medicine at the University of Sydney. Arthur Bearup spent the next thirty years researching and teaching parasitology there. In 1968 he was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to medicine

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Digital copies supplied to the Bureau by Dr John Walker, Director, Parasitology Section, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Mar 2004

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Photographs taken in Mount Hagen during a parasitology survey of the New Guinea Highlands by Dr G. Heydon and A.J. Bearup for the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Sydney, 1934

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Dr John Walker, Director, Parasitology Section, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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Metadata updated to include place and name access points at collection and item levels, and conditions governing reproduction at item level - Kari James, 7 October 2021

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