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- A Place & Date Depicted Parkville, Australia
Digital Photograph - Zoo Keeper Feeding Hippopotamus, Melbourne Zoo, Parkville, circa 1920 Reg. No: MM 110339
- Description Of Content:
- Uniformed zoo keeper feeding a hippopotamus hay in its enclosure.
This photograph shows a zoo keeper in uniform feeding a hippopotamus at Melbourne Zoo, circa 1920. This visit was thought to be post World War I by the family. It was 'the done thing' to go to the Zoo for an outing.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Nancy Gallagher, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Nancy Gallagher
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Wildlife Sanctuaries & Zoos|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Source of Date Depicted: contributor's estimate.
|Photographer:||Mr Stanley Fletcher|