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Negative - Morrison's Furphy Water Cart & Steam Traction Engine, Wangaratta District, Victoria, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 6204

Description Of Content:
A horse-drawn 'Furphy' water cart is standing beside the rear of a steam traction engine. Les Morrison, is standing on the horse-shaft of the water cart leaning on the horse's hind-quarters with his right hand, while in his left hand he holds a bundle of what appear to be twine ties - possibly for tying sheaves of oats. There is a dog standing in the shade behind the horse and gum trees in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Rita Morrison, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural workers, farms, horses, steam traction engines, water carts, dogs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Water Management
Tertiary Classification: water carts
People Depicted: Morrison, Leslie Dingwell
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Bowser, Wangaratta North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930
References: Record up dated with information on the identity of the person depcited from Collections Online comment by Peta Cose (nee Morrison), posted on 12 Nov 2012.

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Peta Cose (nee Morrison) Posted on 12 Nov 2012 9:26 AM
The Gentleman in the picture is Leslie Dingwell Morrison

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