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Negative - Workers at Heywood, Victoria, circa 1905 Image Reg. No: MM 004081

Black and white cellulose acetate negative.
Description Of Content:
Workmen involved in building the Heywood to Mt Gambier railway at their camp. One holds a dog and one a piano accordion.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Joan Mills, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: accordions, building construction, camp sites, dogs, domestic animals, musical instruments, railway workers, tents, tools, workers
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Infrastructure - Permanent Way
Tertiary Classification: construction camps
Inscriptions: Printed across bottom of photograph: Peace Workers / Heywood to MT. Gambier Railway / Then the Band began to play
People Depicted: Shevlin, E.
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Heywood District, Victoria, Australia, circa 1905


Karen Bell Posted on 15 Oct 2012 7:59 PM
Thats is a button accordion not a piano accordion which was introduced later. This was the heydaxy of button accordions which were taking over concertinas.

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