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SYRED'S COTTAGE NEGATIVES

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Overview

Four b/w negatives of Syred's cottage Bejoording. Shows views of structures while still in use.
a) cottage from SW shows cottage, kitchen, shed/teacher's quarters.
b) cottage from front, shows Harper fence.
c) group of farmers, 1m 2 w besides kitchen with workshop in background.
d) dog and sandalwood (?) stack, shows smokehouse, stable in back.
The negatives appear to be in good condition, and the image quality of the negatives is surprisingly high.

Historical information

Negative d) of dog beside wood stack is of photograph accessioned as 2001-1233 in the Shire of Toodyay's museum collection.

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Registration number
cwa-org-37-2012.73a-d
Item type
Contextual Information

It is unknown who originally owned these photos or how they came to be grouped together in the Museum Workshop.
In terms of intellectual property, the original owner of these images is unknown but it is assumed that they were taken with the intent of recording the structures around Syreds Cottage. It is therefore assumed that these photos are intended to be kept for research or display.

Statement of significance

The value of the items considered for accession lies in their research value as a visual record of one of Toodyays most historic buildings. The image showing the teachers quarters in particular does not appear to be represented in other of the information sources available to the museum.

Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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