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Digital Photograph - Boy & Girl on Horses at Stable, Won Wron, circa 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 110880

Summary:
This photograph shows Geoffrey Pern and Bebe O'Connor on their horses at the stables at the O'Connor farm, Won Wron, circa 1912.
The family remembers: 'The children used to ride their horses to school. Bebe's horse was named 'Tommy'.' The photographer of this image,

Doctor Sydney Pern, was a friend of the donor's family, who lived in Yarram. In addition to his duties as the local GP, he was an enthusiastic amateur photographer.
Description Of Content:
Boy and girl dressed for riding, astride two ponies outside a stable. The boy is wearing a cap and the girl a sunhat.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Horse Riding
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Geoff Pern and Bebe on Tommy
People Depicted: Pern, Geoffrey; O'Connor, Kathleen Lilias ('Bebe')
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Won Wron, South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1912

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the age of the girl in the photograph who was born in 1906.
Photographer: Dr Sydney Pern

Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.

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