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Ladies cricket team about 1910, area near Weetangera Lane on Peter Shumack's property 'Fernhill' [picture]
Bib ID 3117011
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [191-] 
1 negative : glass, 1/2 plate ; 12.0 x 16.4 cm. 
Series

Alan Pooley, 'The Pines', collection of photographs of the Canberra region.

Summary

Back row: Kit Moore, Mabel Smith, Myra Potter, Katy O'Brien, Una Southwell, Pop Shumack. Front row: Marie Maloney, Bella Southwell, Vera Curran, Olive Butt, Jane Moore.

Notes

Part of collection: Alan Pooley, 'The Pines', collection of photographs of the Canberra region.

Title from descriptive list.

"It was customary for a women's team to play the men once a year - women used a cricket bat, the men a pick handle"--Descriptive list.

Condition: Discolouration along edges; orange spot near centre.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-142928751

Subjects Cricket players -- Australian Capital Territory -- Portraits.  |  Women athletes -- Australian Capital Territory -- Portraits.
Occupation Cricketers.

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