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Digital Photograph - Two Women & Man Working in Cherry Orchard, Blackburn, 1938 Image Reg. No: MM 110823

Description Of Content:
Two women and a man working in a cherry orchard.

This photograph shows the cherry orchard on the Frith family poultry farm in Blackburn Road, Blackburn, 1938. According to the family, 'the patriarch of the family came to Australia as a master mariner and when he married he bought the poultry farm. During the Depression they did relatively well as they had milk and lots of food. He sold it in 1958 for £8000.'
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Ann Kriegler, 2006
Contributed by Ms Ann Kriegler
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: Horticulture
Tertiary Classification: fruit trees
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Blackburn, Victoria, Australia, 1938

Source of Date Depicted: contributor's estimate.
Photographer: Unknown

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