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Digital Photograph - Three Men Watering Horses at Creek, St Margaret Island, circa 1910 Reg. No: MM 110279
- This image was taken on St. Margaret Island in Gippsland. Here some of the men in the O'Connor family are watering the horses somewhere on the island.
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 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:
- Three men astride horses, letting them drink at a creek, Saint Margaret Island, about 1910.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
|Themes this item is part of:||Sustainable Futures Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Animal Power|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Saint Margaret Island, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Source of Date Depicted: Based in the contributor's knowledge of the people in the photograph.
|Photographer:||Dr Sydney Pern
Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.