Website image galleryThis is a gallery of the images that appear on this website. By clicking on the image, you will be taken to the page on which it appears. "Based on a work at muza-chan.net" https://muza-chan.netstable close to the tipThe "White House" brothel built in 1913. It's location is approximately the site of today's Tourism Bureau. It is a second version. The first one, built in 1902 was pulled down. It sat along the opposite shoreline of Isabel beach.Peter Grimes alias "Aviator Gordon"V E Mathew - Manning the Christmas Island Radio (Pic Courtesy Mary Mathew)Tong Chee c1950 Chinese Head Man. Was he caught between a rock and a hard place? Partly restored photo. Original NAA: N29, 16The castaways thrown on the reefs of Christmas Island.The shipwrecked Rear Admiral Ryk in sight of Christmas Island.From the National Archives of Japan - Digital ArchiveMap of coolie lines in Settlement19th century Hungmen seal, GuangdongKoahWalter Oorloff c1908V.E. Mathew standing in front of the re-built wireless stationCaptain Joshua SlocumJohn Davis Murray with his wife Ellen M. "Dolly" Murray and son J. Grant Murray. 11th August 1911National Archives of Australia NAA: R32, CIPC 7/55AOng Sam Leong 1857-1918 Key labour supply contractor to Christmas IslandJames Cyril Dalmahoy Allan1888 - 1927Aged 24The Rev. Walter M. LowrieCapt. Raphael Semmes and First Lieutenant John Kell aboard CSS Alabama in 1863©Chris Su. Used with kind permission.The "Virgin Castle", as it was known then, in the early 1980s before the front of the building was demolished." ... one of the hospital buildings. The shed below is the mortuary, where corpses are placed for not more than a few hours previous to their burial." Durham, H. E. (1904). Notes on Beri-beri in the Malay Peninsula and on Christmas Island (Indian Ocean). The Journal of Hygiene, 4(1), 112–155"Taken 21 January 1910 - Damage done to the Old Hospital by the sea" National Archives of Australia R32 CIPC 3/24BDamage to the hospital after a storm in 1908Damage to the hospital after a storm in 1908Photo taken by Mily Barrett 12th September 2018Photo taken by Mily Barrett 12th September 2018Photo taken by Mily Barrett 12th September 2018August 2016The "Virgin Castle" in 1998 after the front has been demolished.August 2016August 2016August 2016A breezeway. I believe this would have separated the front of the building, accommodation (now demolished and removed) with the utility areas that are left. August 2016August 2016August 2016This cave would normally be in pitch blackness but the photo was taken with a flash.The ruin viewed from a distance. Midway down to the left you can make out a wall but it is almost totally camouflaged by its surroundings.Source: National Australian Archives N30, 1970-X6B/X9In the mid background to the left, you can make out part of the Malay Kampong, then Flying Fish Cove and Smith Point.In the background above the wall you can see a fence line. This runs alongside a path leading to the old European Cemetery."Depiction of Christmas Island by Captain Daniel Beeckman 1718" image by Linn BorghuisShare this page.