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3 X photographs of early residents of the Kiewa Valley

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

Description
1. Black and white photograph of Rod Nicholls and Tom Hotter, both of Mt Egmont New Zealand
2. Black and white photograph of J.H Thompson Former pupil of Mongan’s Bridge School
3. Black and white photograph of W M Sloan taken in 1880’s. Photograph is an oval within a larger rectangle
Size
1.13.3cm x 8cm 2.12.2cm x 7.1cm 3.Photo size: 5.5cm x 9.5cm Total size 10.3cm x 6,5cm. Photograph has a 4mm boarder on all sides
Object Registration
KVHS 1018
Historical information
The 3 photographs are of early residents of the Kiewa Valley who have pursued varying careers.
When Made
1. 1949-1950
Significance
Pictorial history of early residents of the Kiewa Valley giving an insight into the accomplishments of some local residents ie: R Nicholls and T Hotter travelled from New Zealand to work in the Kiewa Valley. J.H. Thompson pursued a career as a police officer. W.M. Sloan and his father built the water wheel at Junction Creek.
Inscriptions & Markings
1. Handwritten in black pen on back of photo – Rod Nicholls (wearing hat) & Tom Hotter
Both of Hawera (Mt Egmont) New Zealand 1949 – 1950
2. Handwritten on the back of photograph in ink J H Thompson, A fond memory for Mrs. Fisher,
Everil & Pally. Former pupil of Mongan’s Bridge school
3. Handwritten on back of photograph in blue ink – W M Sloan. He and his father built the water
wheel 1880’s on Junction Creek (Bakers)
Last updated
28 Jul 2017 at 2:17PM