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Digital Photograph - Bluestone Laneway & Stock Pens, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Apr 2010 Image Reg. No: MM 112551

Summary:
One of nine photographs taken by Robert Cutting on 25 April 2010 of the Newmarket Saleyards. These photographs were commissioned by the Kensington Community Group for use in preparation for the 150th Anniversary of the Newmarket Saleyards to be celebrated in 2011. The photographs document the Newmarket site from a current (2010) perspective.
Description:
Colour digital photograph.
Description Of Content:
Image of Newmarket Saleyards, highlighting the laneway running between the stock pens showing detail of bluestone pitches and post and rail fencing. Also indicates the narrow walkway and hand rail above pens where the auctioneer team walked during the sale of stock. Auctioneers and recorders were raised above the stock to spot the buyers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Robert Cutting, 2010
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: artworks, farm animals, agriculture, dogs, markets, urban landscapes, agricultural workers, farming methods, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, History of Closure of the Newmarket Saleyards, 1887-1987, Growing Up in Newmarket, Bluestone Paving at the Newmarket Saleyards, Glossary of the Newmarket Saleyards, Architecture of the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Saleyards Timeline, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: livestock handling yards
Original Caption: Bluestone Laneway and Stock Pens
Format: Digital Photograph: Colour
Place Depicted: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 25 Apr 2010
Photographer: Robert Cutting, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 25 Apr 2010
Commissioned By: Kensington Community Group, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 25 Apr 2010

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