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Photograph - Digital image - Whatmough's "Cock Robin"

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty Victoria

Digital copy of colour photograph.
Object Registration
cock robin, robert whatmough
Historical information
Photograph of the horse "Cock Robin" owned by Robert Whatmough. Mr Robert Whatmough operated an orchard and commercial nursery on the property 'Willis Vale' at Greensborough and was related to Charles Partington by marriage. [Reference: The Argus - Wednesday 9 January 1850 Page 4... The River Plenty Races. – These races came off yesterday. The Plough Inn Cup of £25 was won by Mr. Beale’s Wallaby, beating three others. A pony race was won by Mr. Whatmough’s Cock Robin. A purse of £10 was won by Mr. Haye’s Gazelle.]
When Made
The Whatmough family were Greensborough pioneers
Inscriptions & Markings
Photograph has printed caption: Celebrated Cock Robin aged 30 years. The property of Mr Robert Whatmough, Greensborough River Plenty. Date is illegible.
Last updated
15 Apr 2018 at 12:20AM