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Negative - Children Displaying the Rewards of a Rabbiting Trip, Wangaratta District, Victoria, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 6194

Description Of Content:
A young boy and girl standing in a vegie garden holding two pairs of rabbits. The boy holds a rifle under his arm and has an axe leaning against him. Several cats are looking on. The garden is enclosed with a chicken wire netting fence and has a picket gate. In the background are two corrugated iron water tanks, possibly adjacent to a house.

The older boy on the left is Albert Morrison and the younger child on the right his sister Jean Morrison. The Morrison family lived on a farm at Bowser (Wangaratta North) for three generations.
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, cats, domestic animals, farms, hunting, rabbits, vegetables, children, fences, water tanks, vegetable gardens, gates, wire netting
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Hunting
Tertiary Classification: rabbits
People Depicted: (left to right):; Morrison, Albert; Morrison, Jean
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 9:24 AM
The children's names are Albert Morrison and his sister Jean.

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