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Digital Photograph - Milch Cow Market, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Apr 2010 Reg. No: MM 112553
- 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.
- Colour digital photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Image of Newmarket Saleyards, highlighting the covered milch market where milch cows were auctioned. Rough benches to the left were also situated on both sides of the shed to accommodate buyers and onlookers. A sign notes stock agents: J.M. PECK & SONS; L.A. FAIRBAIRN & CO.; NEW ZEALAND LOAN; and POWERS RUTHERFORD.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Robert Cutting, 2010
|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, Bluestone Paving at 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:||Auctioneers Shed|
|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|