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Photograph - Were Street, Montmorency

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Description
Black and white photograph depicting a dog (named Jack) carrying newspaper delivery from the railway station up Were Street (to the Post Office).
Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photo Collection, no. 402 (duplicate of hard copy held at Eltham Library)
Size
12.5 x 17.5cms
Object Registration
00057
Keywords
were street, montmorency, shopping centre, railway stations, musselwhite
Historical information
Mr. and Mrs Musselwhite ran the post office and owned Jack (the Alsatian dog) which was trained to go down to the railway station each day about 3pm and collect the daily parcel of evening newspapers, delivered by train, and take the bundle up to the newsagency.It is believed the Musselwhite's ran the Post Office from the mid 1930s to circa 1950.
When Made
1950c
Last updated
22 Sep 2018 at 11:13AM