Born: 5 August 1866, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died: 19 May 1938, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
JF 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, 9 lantern slides and one group photographic print, all acquired by Norman Barnett Tindale (AA 338) in the 1960s.