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Portrait of Jack Luscombe, Ryde, New South Wales [picture]
Bib ID 1132728
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001
 
Online Versions
Description 1956 
1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia toned ; 17.3 x 23.5 cm. 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Summary

"The old shearer who took part in the great 1891 shearer's strike, is the man who gave us the tune and some of the words for the everpopular 'The Ribuck Shearer."--Typed on card enclosed with photograph.

Notes

Title from label on back of print.

This photograph was taken as part of John Meredith's "Real Folk" Australian folklore recording project.

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Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139568365

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Subjects Luscombe, Jack, 1873- -- Portraits.  |  Sheep shearers (Persons) -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Folk singers -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Picture -- Photographs -- NLA exhibition 1989-1990.

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