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Planting out, Ovens Valley, 1955 [picture] / Jeff Carter
Bib ID 3102579
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
 
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Description 1955 
1 photograph : b&w ; image 23.8 x 28.1 cm., on sheet 30.6 x 40.4 cm. 
Series

Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010 . Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Summary

"Migrant Italian tobacco share farmers setting out young plants in the field that have been carefully nurtured under canvas covers to protect them from frost. Later they will have to be protected from weed growth by hand hoeing and then hand dusted with arsenic powder to prevent mould. When nearing maturity the plants were hand sprayed with chemicals now recognised as highly dangerous." -- Description supplied by photographer.

Notes

Title supplied by photographer.

Part of collection: Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-148667470

Subjects Tobacco -- Victoria -- Ovens River Region -- Photographs.  |  Planting (Plant culture) -- Victoria -- Ovens River Region -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
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