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Digital Photograph - William James Partington on Horseback, Willis Vale, Greensborough, Victoria, circa 1885 Image Reg. No: MM 97989

Summary:
Sepia image of a boy on horse back, taken in the orchard at 'Willis Vale' in Greensborough. The boy, William James was the nephew of Robert Whatmough who leased the orchard for his nursery business. Behind William is the orchard.
Description:
Sepia image.
Description Of Content:
This sepia image of a boy on horse back was taken in the orchard at 'Willis Vale' in Greensborough. The boy, William James was the nephew of Robert Whatmough who leased the orchard for his nursery business. Behind William is the orchard.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Gary Partington, 2008
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: horse riding, orchards
Themes this item is part of: 'Willis Vale' Homestead, Greenborough (1839-1973), The Batman Tree, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Whatmough Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Farm Yards
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten on reverse, pen: "Willis Vale"
People Depicted: Partington, William James
Format: Digital Still Image: Sepia
Person Depicted: William Partington, Greensborough, Victoria, Australia, circa 1885
Other Association (See Comments): Charles Partington, Victoria, Australia

James' father Charles Partington was married to Robert Whatmough's sister Ellen.
Other Association (See Comments): Ellen Partington, Victoria, Australia

James Partington's Mother was Richard Whatmough's sister.
Other Association (See Comments): Mr Robert Whatmough, Victoria, Australia

James Partington was the nephew of Richard Whatmough the nurseryman.
Collector: Mr Gary Partington, Victoria, Australia

Gary Partington was the grandson of William James Partington and the last member of the family to be raised at 'Willis Vale'.

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