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Negative - Mine Band, Costerfield, Victoria, circa 1925 Image Reg. No: MM 003520

Description Of Content:
Members of a mine band. The men wear a variety of clothing: two wear what appear to be home made kilts, one wears a plain skirt or kilt and another, the drum major (?), wears a fireman 's helmet and carries a pole with a tea kettle on top. It may have been a comic band.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Shirley Pearce, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: humour, kettles, marching bands, miners, musical instruments, musicians, scottish communities, scottish cultural activities, scottish immigration, traditional costumes, kilts, tartan
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Performing Arts - Ensembles
Tertiary Classification: performers
People Depicted: Ashworth, Jim
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Costerfield, Victoria, Australia, circa 1925

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