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Digital Photograph - Hunting in Grass Tree Scrub, St Margaret Island, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 110276

Summary:
Molly Bodman on the left pictured here with a gun, are walking on St Margaret Island, about 1910.

John Joseph 'JJ' O'Connor's family leased the 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 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:
Two women, one with a shot gun, in grass tree scrub.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: trenton valley, making history - st margaret island
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Hunting
Tertiary Classification: hunters
People Depicted: unknown
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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