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ALBUM PAGE - EARLY VIEWS OF TOODYAY

1917 - 1918
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Overview

Page from a larger album, dark green card with 6 photos (3 each side). Photos captioned, later pen addition at top "Approx 1917"
a) rail line (original)
b) Newcastle Bridge (original), showing Monger's Store in the background
c) M. Lukin's residence
d) child in backyard "View of our estate Aug 1918"
e) boy in garden besides house "[unknown] - A great worker & helper at school"
f) 6 boys on top of each other in backyard "stacks on the mill".

The photos are in moderate condition, showing some fading, curling and folding at the corners. The mount card is also torn and frayed.

Historical information

It is unknown who originally owned these photos or how they came to be grouped together in the Museum Workshop.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2012.72a-f
Item type
Material
Contextual Information

In terms of intellectual property, it is assumed that they were taken with the intent of recording the early landscape of Toodyay. It is therefore assumed that these photos are intended to be kept for research or display.

Place made
Toodyay
Western Australia
Australia
Year
1917
Year End
1918
Statement of significance

The value of the item considered for accession lies in its research value as a visual record of early Toodyay, including several buildings and structures that no longer exist.
The current MOSAIC database does have images that may include several of these buildings in the background however it is not believed that these specific images are duplicated in the system. The item is therefore a useful reference for Toodyays physical development and would make a good addition to any future displays on the history of the Town.

Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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