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John Meredith dressed for a swim, on the banks of Ten Mile Creek, Holbrook, New South Wales, approximately 1933
Bib ID 7818396
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Description approximately 1933 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 8.1 x 5.5 cm, on sheet 29.7 x 21 cm 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from printed inscription on sheet, acquisition documentation, and reference sources.

Part of collection: Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Inscriptions: "For intra-foreword #3"--Upper left ; "By the Ten Mile Creek, but not only for a swim! Our home water supply consisted of only two 2500 litre rainwater tanks, and ther was none to spare for half hour print washing. So I used to do my printing on the creeek bank, then place the prints in the stream in a wire basket! Printed on 'Seltona' daylight printing out paper, probably toned with salt. Ca.1933"--Typed text lower middle.

"Only existing print - No negative held"--Typed text on small yellow note glued to sheet upper right corner.

Condition: Glued on sheet, stained, tears, yellowing.

Subjects Meredith, John, 1920-2001 -- Portraits.  |  Folklorists -- New South Wales -- Holbrook -- Photographs.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Holbrook -- Photographs.  |  Concertina players -- New South Wales -- Holbrook -- Photographs.  |  Ten Mile Creek (N.S.W.) -- Photographs.  |  Holbrook (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Meredith, John, 1920-2001

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