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Negative - Kanowna (?), Western Australia, 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 004563

Description Of Content:
A large crowd of people in the street of a town. The Criterion Hotel is in the background and there may be a speaker on the balcony of the hotel.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Hector Seebeck, 1987
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bicycles, ceremonies, horsedrawn vehicles, hotels, public events, railway wagons, telegraph infrastructure, telegraph poles, townships, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Recreation
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Organisations Depicted: Criterion Hotel
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Kanowna (?), Western Australia, Australia, 1900
Creator: A S Dooletie & Co Studio, 1900

Comments

C B :Bernie" Morris Posted on 17 Aug 2012 8:34 PM
This was the occasion of Father Long announcing to the crowd the supposed location of where the "Sacred Nugget" was found. The whole affair was a hoax and the young priest suffered emotionally over his involvement.

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