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Land Army girl winnowing flax at the Drouin flax mill, Drouin, Victoria [picture] / [photo by Jim Fitzpatrick]
Bib ID 676372
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Fitzpatrick, Jim, 1916-
 
Online Versions
Description [ca. 1944] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 21 x 16 cm. 
Series

Drouin town and rural life during World War II.

Notes

"U429/21. Winnowing flax at the Drouin flax mill, this Land Army girl separates the linseed-oil-bearing seed from the stalks, which yield textiles such as canvas and webbing - vital to war production..." --Printed on label.

Title devised by cataloguer from caption on label.

Condition: Good.

Part of the collection: Drouin town and rural life during World War II.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147032939

Subjects Australian Women's Land Army -- Photographs.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Women agricultural workers -- Victoria -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Information

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