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Digital Photograph - 'Scrub Out', Eight Police Officers with Mops & Buckets, Russell Street Police Station, Melbourne, 1909 Image Reg. No: MM 110818

Description Of Content:
Eight men with mops and buckets- seven in their shirts and braces. Only one is wearing his uniform. Several are sitting on buckets and smoking pipes.

This photograph shows the police at the Russell Street Police Station, Melbourne, 1909. According to the family, they were ready for 'scrub out', cleaning the station with brooms, mops and buckets. Bernard Vincent Hughes is standing in the back row, fourth from the right. He is the only one in uniform.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Helen Saifert, 2006
Contributed by Ms Helen Saifert
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Police Services
Tertiary Classification: police officers
Inscriptions: SCRUB OUT RUSSELL ST 1909
People Depicted: Herbert, Bernard Vincent
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1909
Photographer: Unknown

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