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The company was established in London in 1910, to promote the cultivation of tropical plantations (rubber, cotton, tobacco, sugar, coconut and cocoa) as well as carrying on financial and mercantile tradings. In May 1910, the company held its first statutory general meeting. One of the first properties acquired was the Itikinuma Estate at Sogeri, near Port Moresby. General Managers included Charles A Darling [1910], Lewis J Cowley [1912 - 1915], G A Loudon [1916 - 1920]. The company was registered in England July 17, 1922. It was last listed in Jobson's Year Book of Public Companies of Australia and New Zealand as of 1967.

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A field of young coconuts

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
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Itikinumu Plantation - Tapping pará rubber

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
Date Created1914
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In the tobacco factory

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
Date Created1916
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Bomana Plantation - Sisal hemp and cotton

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
Date Created1914
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Obu Plantation - Manager's house

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
Date Created1917
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Tapping pará rubber

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
Date Created1917
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Sisal hemp

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Date Published28-Jul-2014
Date Created1917
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Katea Plantation - Tobacco plants

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Date Published25-Jul-2014
Date Created1914
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Obu Plantation - Coconut tree, age 5 years

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Date Published25-Jul-2014
Date Created1916
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Itikinumu Plantation - Pará rubber trees

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Date Published25-Jul-2014
Date Created1916
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Bomana Plantation - Sisal hemp mill

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Date Published25-Jul-2014
Date Created1916
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Baubauguina Plantation – Coconut tree, age 4 years 9 months

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Date Published25-Jul-2014
Date Created1916
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Company’s store and wharf gang

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Date Published25-Jul-2014
Date Created1914

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