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Grazing sheep, 1880-1920

This is a full plate glass negative of sheep grazing in a paddock beside a road. There is evidence of severe erosion of a creek bank in the foreground, and hills are visible in the distance. The caption, studio number and studio mark are inscribed on the reverse of the negative, but are scratched out. 'Kerry Photo Sydney' ...

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Lucerne stacks at Murray Bridge

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of lucerne paddocks near Murray Bridge, South Australia, in the 1920s, part of a 5-minute film entitled 'Lower reaches of the River Murray'. A slow pan shows harvested fields and loaf-shaped haystacks of drying lucerne. Unharvested fields in the background lead down to the winding ...

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Cattle at Murray Bridge

This is a silent black-and-white film clip of cattle, part of a 5-minute film entitled 'Lower reaches of the River Murray' about dairying in the Murray Bridge region of South Australia in the 1920s. It shows a segment entitled 'Shorthorn bulls of fine quality.' with several bulls in a bare field, one snorting and stamping, ...

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At the site of Parliament House, c1923

This is a black-and-white photograph of the Australian Prime Minister W M Hughes (left), C S Daley and P G Stewart (right) on the site of (Old) Parliament House in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They are standing in a paddock near a lone gum tree, with tree-covered hills in the distance.

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Devon herd, 1884-1917

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney, and titled 'A Devon Herd'. It shows a herd of cattle grazing on cleared land, amid numerous 'Xanthorrhoea' grasstrees. The land has been substantially cleared, and some dead trees can ...

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'A ti-tree glade'

This is a large oil painting, measuring 170.1 cm x 138.4 cm, by Frederick McCubbin (1855-1917) - a member of the Heidelberg School of landscape artists who were active in Melbourne in the late 19th century. It shows a woman herding home a group of cows at a leisurely pace across a sunlit paddock. The action is framed by ...

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North Yanco House, Yanco, 1900-17

This is a black-and-white photograph from a silver gelatin dry-plate glass negative, produced by the studio of Charles Kerry and Co, Sydney. It shows a two-storey brick-and-sandstone homestead in Yanco, New South Wales, owned by Sir Samuel McCaughey (1832-1919). Features of the house include hipped roofs, arcaded porches ...