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Photograph [Gourlay Farm, Tuturau]; unknown photographer; 1915; MT2013.23.3

Photograph [Gourlay Farm, Tuturau]; unknown photographer; 1915; MT2013.23.3
Name/Title
Photograph [Gourlay Farm, Tuturau]
About this object
A scan of a black and white photograph of a group pulling scrub on the Gourlay's farm at Tuturau. The people in the photograph are from left to right:
Robert Gourlay (senior)
John Taylor
Fred Hesselin
Jim Weatherburn
Beulah Gourlay (later Beulah Ramage) standing on the engine in costume.
Tom Weatherburn

Don Hesselin who farmed this property and who allowed us to scan this photograph notes: 'it was taken pulling scrub on the middle ridge of the old farm at Tuturau in 1915.'

Maker Role
Photographer
Format
photograph, black and white
Date Made
1915
Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Inscription and Marks
Handwritten on reserve by Don Hesselin:
'Front wheel engine: Robert Gourlay, John Taylor, Fred Hesselin, Jim Weatherburn, Beulah Ramage (nee Gourlay), Tom Weatherburn. Taken pulling scrub on the middle ridge of the old farm at Tuturau in 1915. Dad was on leave from the army getting over a varicose operation but when he went back he failed the medical for overseas service.'

Technique
printed
Measurements
h 160mm x w 245mm (of reproduction)
small

Subject and Association Keywords
agriculture/farming
genealogy/personal and family names
Credit Line
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.
Object Type
photograph
Object number
MT2013.23.3
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