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- A Place Depicted Merrigum, Australia
Negative - Welcome Home from World War I, Railway Station, by Lilian L. Pitts, Merrigum, Victoria, circa 1915 Reg. No: MM 031020
- Crowd at Merrigum station decorated with flags and bunting and a 'welcome home' banner. The scene depicts an event to welcome home a World War I soldier or soldiers.
- Description Of Content:
- Small crowd standing on Merrigum station decorated with flags and bunting. A 'welcome home' banner is also displayed. Station itself has unusual roof structure.
|Tagged with:||banners, bunting, fences, flags, rail transport, railway stations, railways, world war i 1914-1918|
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RAIL TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Railway Infrastructure - Stations|
|Tertiary Classification:||country stations|
|Original Caption:||MERRIGUM - RAILWAY STATION|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place Depicted:||Merrigum, Victoria, Australia|
|Photographer:||Ms Lilian Pitts|
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