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View of a Victorian sheep station
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.5 × 19.0 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF A VICTORIAN SHEEP STATION. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 29 / VIEW OF A VICTORIAN SHEEP STATION. / The present illustration is characteristic of a Squatter's Station in Victoria, and is situated near Elphinstone. / In the centre of the picture may be seen the Squatter's residence or head-quarters surrounded by sheds and out-houses, / and in the foreground is a flock of sheep in charge of a lad. Of late years it has become the practice to erect fences / around the Australian Sheep Stations, which necessitates only the service of a boundary rider, and dispenses with / those of a number of shepherds.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: N.J. CAIRE, Photo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond.
Accession Number
PH106.27-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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