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Digital Photograph - Stockman on Horse among Grass Trees, St Margaret Island, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 110270

Summary:
JJ O'Connor riding his horse on St. Margaret Island, around 1910.

The O'Connor family leased the island for a period of time in the early 20th century. They used the island to graze their cattle in the summer and they would swim the animals across to the island. The photographer of this image, Doctor Sydney Pern, was a friend of the contributor's family, who lived in Yarram. In addition to his duties as the local GP, he was an enthusiastic amateur photographer.
Description Of Content:
Stockman in hat on horse, among grass trees.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Animal Power
Tertiary Classification: horses
People Depicted: O'Connor, John Joseph
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Saint Margaret Island, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the contributor's knowledge of the people in the photograph.
Photographer: Dr Sydney Pern

Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.

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