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Negative - Wando Vale, Victoria, 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 002825

Summary:
According to Chris McConville in Mum and Dad Made History (1988), under the Closer Settlement Act the government bought up and subdivided large properties in the Wando Vale area, and hundreds of families came to settle in the area.
Description Of Content:
Threshing driven by steam engine.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Karen Jarrad, 1986
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, agricultural workers, bicycles, farms, haystacks, portable steam engines, threshing equipment, workers, closer settlement scheme
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: threshing machines
Inscriptions: Printed at lower left of photograph; WANDO VALE 1917
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Wando Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1917
References: Chris McConville, 1988. Mum and Dad Made History, Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

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