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Negative - Women Boarding a Stage Coach in Pakington Street, Geelong West, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 7203

Description Of Content:
Women passengers boarding a stage coach in Pakington Street, Geelong West. Nicholson, Cash Grocers is on the left and Francis Bennell, Chemist, on the right.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs A. Silk, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: shops, street lighting, streetscapes, telegraph infrastructure, telegraph poles, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Drawn Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: buggies & carts
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Geelong West, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900

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alwyne Merritt Posted on 25 Jul 2014 8:08 AM
I came across this by chance when searching for info on stagecoaches. I am familiar with the photo which came from my grandmother [she is on back left] but the title is misleading. It is a group of young women presenting a tableau in front of a painted backdrop c 1905 at a celebration at West Park, Pakington St/Autumn St corner. There is no stagecoach present. I have noted the photo number and will find the original and send further detail on this. I think it was for say the proclamation of Geelong West as a town.

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