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A Bush Home, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/56

Scope and Contents

200 x 146 mm. A view showing a small wooden cabin with a mother and two children beside the doorway. The roofing is made in the characteristic settlers’ way with sheets of flattened tree-bark held down by a network of branches. The picture shows a small vegetable plot in the foreground. This photograph, and Y3087D/55, give a fascinating and evocative picture of the hardships of life outside the larger cities.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1901


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Finding aid date

2016-03-16 14:47:49+00:00

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