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Digital Photograph - Boy & Girl Riding Horses by Beach, St Margaret Island, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 110271

This image was taken on St. Margaret Island in Gippsland. Gray O'Conner and Jeffrey Pern riding horses on the shore of St. Margaret Island, about 1910.

John Joseph 'JJ' O'Connor leased St. Margaret Island to graze cattle there in the summer, in the early 20th century. The photographer of this image, Doctor Sydney Pern, was a friend of the O'Connor family, who lived in Yarram. In addition to his duties as the local GP, he was an enthusiastic amateur photographer.
Description Of Content:
Girl riding horse and boy riding pony on the beach among grass trees, Saint Margaret Island, about 1910.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Horse Riding
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: O'Connor, Gray; Pern, Jeffrey
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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