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Periodical - The Australian Farm & Home, VOL. LI No. 4

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 246 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Paper periodical publication 'The Australian Farm & Home', Journal of The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, VOL. LI-No.4, April 30, 1942, containing an article 'The Churchill Stud' by Capt. E.W. Dixon
Size
21.8cm width, 27.5cm length
Object Registration
0213
Keywords
the australian farm & home, journal of the royal agricultural society of victoria, the churchill stud, dairy shorthorn, capt. e.w. dixon, harry jenkins, churchill island
Historical information
Dr Harry Jenkins owned Churchill Island from 1936 to 1963 and bequeathed it to Margaret Campbell on his death. Sister Campbell had been nurse to his disabled son and wife and she lived on the island from the time of World War Two. The item was given to Arthur Evans, a family friend, on the day of the auction sale of artifacts when she sold the island, approximately 1973.
When Made
April, 1942 approx
Made By
The Hilton Press Ltd (Maker)
Significance
Demonstrates Harry Jenkins interest and involvement in farming and cattle.
Inscriptions & Markings
'Mrs. Jenkins' [front page, left hand side], 'Printed Matter Only. Mr. Ted Jenkins, Churchill Island via Newhaven', [back cover, left hand side]
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM