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Black and white photo of Lewis Chitty kneeling at entrance to a mine. He is wearing a hat and glasses.
Bush wood post on right of photo

Historical information

Lewis Chitty owned the land at the time of the gold rush at Jumperding (Jimperding) during the early 1930s.



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13 cm
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8 cm
Contextual Information

The Jumperding catchment was surveyed and named "Jimperding" but is better known to the old-timers as the Jumperding area.
This photograph is reproduced in 'Toodyay - The Good Old Days' by Wally Chitty on p. 75.

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Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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