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Digital Photograph - Man with Shot Gun & Freshly Killed Birds, Front Verandah, St Margaret Island, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 110895

Summary:
This photograph shows Dr. Pern with a shot-gun carrying a freshly killed bird, St Margaret Island, circa 1910.

The O'Connor family leased the island for a period of time in the early 20th century to graze their cattle in the summer. There was only one shack on the island, however the O'Connors would invite friends and family to visit over the summer to camp. The photograhper, Eileen O'Conner seems to have learned photogrphay from Dr. Pern.
Description Of Content:
Man with shot gun and freshly killed birds, standing by the front verandah.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: making history - st margaret island
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Hunting
Tertiary Classification: hunters
People Depicted: Pern, Dr Sydney
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Saint Margaret Island, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Photographer: Eileen O'Connor

Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.

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