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Negative - by Bill Boyd, Bimbourie, Victoria, Jan 1923 Image Reg. No: MM 039511

Description Of Content:
'Pola singh. Note the Tasmanian bluey coat. There were many of these men in the district. They cut shoots, and picked up Mallee roots, 4 pence and 6 pence an acre. They were good workers, and all wore turbans - (one expectation).
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Donation from Mr William (Bill) Boyd
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: headwear, workers
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Bill Boyd Photographic Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Working Life - Migrant
Tertiary Classification: workers
Original Caption: POLA SINGH. NOTE THE TASMANIAN BLUEY COAT. THERE WERE MANY OF THESE MEN IN THE DISTRICT. THEY CUT SHOOTS, AND PICKED UP MALLEE ROOTS, 4 PENCE AND 6 PENCE AN ACRE. THEY WERE GOOD WORKERS, AND ALL WORE TURBANS - (ONE EXPECTATION). THEY WOULD EAT NO COW MEAT. A FEW SINGHS WERE CLOTHING HAWKERS IN 2 HORSE VAN.
People Depicted: Singh, Pola
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Bimbourie, Victoria, Australia, 28 Jan 1923

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