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Negative - Men Thatching Haystack, Creswick District, Victoria, 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 000231

Description Of Content:
Men thatching haystack. There is a horse drawn vehicle on either side of the haystack. Two men are standing on a ladder which is resting against the haystack.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Isobel Perry, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural workers, farms, haystacks, horsedrawn vehicles, thatching, tools, workers
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Handling & Storage
Tertiary Classification: thatching
People Depicted: Murnane, J.
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Creswick District, Victoria, Australia, 1910


Lyn (Murnane) Posted on 12 Nov 2013 7:10 PM
The man on the haystack is my Grandfather John Domenic Murnane. He was born in Kingston in 1882.Lived all his life in Creswick and died in 1968.His wife was Annie Elizabeth (Hastings). His parents were Matthew & Bennetta (Sonsee) Murnane.

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