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Negative - Hamilton Children with Ponies at Ensay Station, Gippsland, Victoria, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 6797

Summary:
Black and white image of Ruth, Enid and Maisie Hamilton at Ensay Station, in the Gippsland area of Victoria, around 1895. The children are with their ponies in front of the station homestead.

According to a family member, Ensay Station was later inherited by Ray Mitchell and Jeanette Connelly, after they married in 1953 in Omeo. They inherited Ensay Station from the Connelly family.
Description Of Content:
Three young girls with three ponies in front of a stone house with a large verandah. At left two of the girls are sitting on two of the ponies and at right one girl is standing next to another pony. Two ponies are dark coloured and one is white. The girl standing at right wears a skirt, shirt and tie and her hair is loose. Large trees are on either side of the house, and a fence or gate post is at front left.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from David Hamilton, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural workers, domestic environment, farms, gardens, horses, houses, verandahs, trees, ponies, children
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Recreation
People Depicted: Hamilton, Ruth; Hamilton, Enid; Hamilton, Maisie
Organisations Depicted: Ensay Station
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Ensay District, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895
Creator: C Mason & Co (Mason Bros), circa 1895

Comments

brian mitchell Posted on 17 Apr 2010 9:02 PM
my uncle ray mitchell married jenette conelly. in 1953 in omeo i think. and both of them inherited ensay station.at that stage the connellys owed the station piture looks very similler but in better condition.

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