Born: 5 August 1866, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died: 19 May 1938, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
John Frederick Bailey was Curator of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens (1905-1916), Government Botanist (1915-1916) and Director Adelaide Botanic Gardens (1917-1932).
Bailey accompanied Dr Walter Edmund Roth (AA 271) and Mr Charles Hedley on an expedition which visited Bentinck Island, Queensland in July 1901.
The collection comprises 10 negatives, nine lantern slides and one group photographic print, all acquired by Norman Barnett Tindale (AA 338) in the 1960s.