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Negative - Aerial View of Stock in Pens, Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, 30 Oct 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 052291

Aerial view of sheep and cattle in pens at Newmarket Saleyards. Created by Laurie Richards Studio, Alphington, 30 October 1958,
Description Of Content:
Aerial photograph of Kensington homes, Newmarket saleyards with a number of cattle in holding pens, several streets of shops, offices, churches in background. Shows extensive planting of Peppercorn trees around the stock yards, providing stock with shade from sun and protection from wind.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: working life, farm animals, motor cars, lighting, shops, cattle, rural industry, fences, churches, roads, sale yards, stockyards, cattle yards, livestock sale yards, sheep yards, kensington, making history - newmarket saleyards
Themes this item is part of: Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Growing Up in Newmarket, 'Town within a Town' at the Newmarket Saleyards, Development of the Newmarket Saleyards, 1857-1919, Livestock Industry in Melbourne & the Newmarket Saleyards, Architecture of the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Saleyards Poetry 'Newmarket Memories' by Teddy Cooper, 1994, Newmarket Saleyards Poetry 'Reminiscing' by The Stockman's Friend, 1998, Newmarket Saleyards Timeline, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Livestock Markets
Tertiary Classification: livestock handling yards
Original Caption: Aerial photograph of Newmarket saleyards
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 30 Oct 1958
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, Victoria, Australia, 30 Oct 1958


John Posted on 18 Feb 2011 7:59 PM
That is a great photograph of the stockyards and Flemington. The spire of St Stephens, long gone, is clearly visible, as well as the hotels. Flemington looks very different without the high-rise!

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