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Frank Stephenson painting a horse, Merrigum, c1910

This is a photograph of a boy painting white zebra lines on a blinkered draught horse, with an orchard in the background. The image was one of a series forming a humorous narrative sequence. It is part of the Lilian Louisa Pitts collection at Museum Victoria.

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Two boys picnicking at Merrigum, 1910

This image comes from a photographic negative with the title 'Frank Stephenson enjoying afternoon tea with his brother, Merrigum, near Shepparton, 1910'. It shows a picnic with two small boys in the foreground and four girls in the background, all sitting on the ground and wearing hats. The boys are smiling, and one is ...

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Two boys sailing in water barrel, Merrigum, c1915

This is a photograph of two boys arranging a sail on top of a water barrel in a waterhole or dam. An orchard is visible in the background. The image was one of a series forming a humorous narrative sequence. It is part of the Lilian Louisa Pitts collection at Museum Victoria.

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Children in fancy dress, Merrigum, c1910

This image comes from a photographic negative with the title 'Merrigum - Andrews children in fancy dress'. It is a group portrait of four children, three girls and a boy, dressed in Japanese costumes. It is part of the large Lilian Louisa Pitts Collection at Museum Victoria. The Collection is a lively record of life in ...

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Children in billycart, Merrigum, c1910

This photograph is a portrait of the Andrews children of Merrigum, with a billycart made from packing cases and tin cans. It is part of the large Lilian Louisa Pitts Collection at Museum Victoria. The Collection is a lively record of life in the small fruit-growing and dairying community of Merrigum in the first half of ...

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Children dressed as elves at Merrigum, c1910

This image depicts a group of five children dresses as 'brownies' (little elves or sprites). They are sitting cross-legged on a wooden bench in a bushy garden, wearing cone hats and carrying large 'leaves'. It is part of the Lilian Louisa Pitts collection at Museum Victoria, which is a lively record of life in a small fruit-growing ...

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Children playing on a water pump stand, Lake Boga, Victoria, c1910

This image is from a photographic negative titled 'Lake Boga - wooden tower and bathers'. It shows children playing on a wooden water pump stand designed for filling portable water tanks. The stand is located on the lake shore. Other children are playing with a small boat and paddle in the shallows.

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Four children after smallpox vaccination, St Margaret Island, c1910

This is a black-and-white photograph taken on St Margaret Island in Gippsland in about 1910. Four children stand near a wooden fence with a house and trees in the background. The children are all rugged up in big coats and hats after having received their smallpox vaccinations, probably from the photographer himself, the ...

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Mollie Bodman and another woman hunting in grasstree scrub, St Margaret Island, c1910

This is a black-and-white photograph of two women hunting in a landscape of trees and grasstree scrub on St Margaret Island, about 1910. One of the women, Mollie Bodman, is holding a gun. The image is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Geoffrey Pern and Bebe O'Connor on horses outside stable, c1912

This is a photograph showing Geoffrey Pern and Bebe O'Connor on horses outside the stables at the O'Connor's farm in Won Wron, Gippsland. The image was collected as part of the Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006. It is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Bebe O'Connor holding hands with small boy, c1912

This is a photograph of Bebe O'Connor and a young boy from the Rutter family holding hands next to the tennis court at the O'Connor farm in Won Wron. It was taken in about 1912. In the background Bebe's father, John Joseph O'Connor, is sitting on crates watching the game. Everyone in the photograph is wearing a hat. This ...

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Bebe O'Connor and Geoffrey Pern having afternoon tea with dogs, c1912

This photograph shows Bebe O'Connor and Geoffrey Pern having afternoon tea with two dogs in the yard of the O'Connor farmhouse at Won Wro in Gippsland, in about 1912. This image was collected as part of the Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006. It is a digital scan of the original photograph.

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Horses swimming to St Margaret Island, c1910

This black-and-white photograph shows horses swimming together towards St Margaret Island, and was taken in about 1910. As most of the fences are covered by water, it must have beeen high tide. The image was collected as part of the Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006, and is part of the Museum Victoria collection. ...

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O'Connor family and friends on St Margaret Island, c1918

This is a black-and-white photograph showing the O'Connor family and friends standing for a group photograph at St Margaret Island, Victoria. One woman is holding a box camera, and the man to the far right has a stockwhip coiled over his arm. The image was taken in the period from about 1915 to 1921, and was collected as ...

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Sydney Pern with shotgun and freshly killed birds, c1910

This is a photograph of Dr Sydney Pern in front of a wooden shack, with a shotgun over his right arm and two freshly killed birds in his left hand. It was taken in around 1910 at St Margaret Island in Victoria. This image was collected as part of the Melbourne's Biggest Family Album project in 2006. It is a digital scan ...

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Woman hunting with dog, St Margaret Island, c1916

This black-and-white photograph shows Nancy Bodman in 'hunting gear' with a shotgun and her dog at St Margaret Island. It was collected as part of the museum's 'Melbourne's Biggest Family Album' project in 2006.

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Quilt celebrating Women on Farms Gathering in West Gippsland, 1999

This quilt celebrates the tenth Women on Farms Gathering at Warragul, Victoria, in 1999 and was on display for the duration of the Gathering. It has thirteen quilted and embroidered panels that illustrate many elements of rural life and farming enterprises in the West Gippsland region: a timber forest (representing Powelltown ...

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Banner extension for Women on Farms Gatherings in Victoria, from 2005

This is a banner extension for the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner, made for Gatherings held in Victoria from 2005. Patches are created and sewn to the banner by members of each new Gathering committee or by people from their community. The banner extension measures 238.0 cm (height) x 49.6 cm (width).

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Banner for Women on Farms Gatherings in Victoria, 1990-2004

This is the Women on Farms Gathering perpetual banner, displaying 15 patches that illustrate Women on Farms Gatherings in Victoria from 1990 to 2004. The banner includes patches from Warragul (1990), Sea Lake (1991), Numurkah (1992), Tallangatta (1993), Glenormiston (1994), Swan Hill (1995), Ararat (1996), Bendigo (1997), ...

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Ceramic hands - symbolic icon for Women on Farms Gathering at Macedon Ranges, 2002

This sculpture of ceramic hands was created as a symbolic icon and display item for the Women on Farms Gathering at Kyneton in the Macedon Ranges in 2002. The sculpture was created by Kyneton potter Peggy Thallong-Smith with assistance from Pat Beasley. It measures 26.5 cm (length) x 26.8 cm (width) x 13.5 cm (height). ...