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Digital Photograph - Clock Tower, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Apr 2010 Reg. No: MM 112554
- 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 clock tower built circa 939 that sits in the central courtyard of the Administration Buildings on the Newmarket Saleyards site. The Administration Building in the foreground was constructed in 1874 and features a hipped slate roof. Following the closure of the saleyards, the Administration Buildings were refurbished and since 1989 have been used by the Kensington Community High School, a small government secondary college catering for students who require an alternative education program.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Robert Cutting, 2010
|Tagged with:||artworks, farm animals, agriculture, dogs, markets, urban landscapes, agricultural workers, farming methods|
|Themes this item is part of:||Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Development of the Newmarket Saleyards, 1857-1919, Architecture of the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Saleyards Timeline, Newmarket Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Livestock Markets|
|Tertiary Classification:||administration buildings|
|Original Caption:||Clock Tower|
|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|