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Presentation of painting to Madge Wilson, volunteer weather watcher, by Gilbert Duthie, during civic reception at the Bothwell Town Hall, Tasmania, 24 July 1973
Bib ID 6299126
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Description 1973 
1 photograph : black and white; 15.8 x 20.9 cm 
Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription.

Inscriptions: "Australia's volunteer weather watchers; Australia's Bureau of Meteorology is honouring members of its volunteer army of weather watchers who daily collect rainfall data which benefits people in many lands. Among those honoured recently was Miss Madge Wilson, of The Steppes in the island state of Tasmania. At 92, Miss Wilson is belived to be Australia's oldest rainfall observer; Mr Gilbert Duthie, MP, at the presentation to Miss Madge Wilson at a Civic Reception at the Bothwell Town Hall. In the background is the Regional Director of Meteorology for Tasmania, Mr Patrick Ryan; Australian Information Service photograph; P73/665; 24/7/73/25"--Typed on reverse

Subjects Wilson, Madge, (Marjorie Grace) 1883-1975 -- Photographs.  |  Duthie, Gilbert William Arthur -- Photographs.  |  Ryan, Patrick, -1977 -- Photographs.  |  Award presentations -- Tasmania -- Botham -- Photographs.  |  Women volunteers -- Tasmania -- Botham -- Photographs.
Occupation Volunteers.
Other authors/contributors Australian Information Service

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