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Digital Photograph - Three Men Watering Horses at Creek, St Margaret Island, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 110279

Summary:
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
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: unknown
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.

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