Physical description

Black and white photograph mounted on grey frame. 16 Police Officers mounted on Horses. Black and white photograph mounted on bege frame. 25 men pose for photograph on 3row structure; they all wear polished suits. Men sitting at front row have their arms crossed, some in a serious countenance and other more witty. On the back there's piece of paper stuck which tells who are most of Police men in the picture - see Inscriptions. There's also velcrum piece on edges.

Inscriptions & markings

Handwritten: (top left) 162 (top right) Ap 86 Paper glued with tape on the back, typewritten: First Council of the // Victorian Police Association. Left to right; Back row; Forget name of first one; John Searle; // Arthur Feldtman 7138; Francis McCorkell, Charles Heading; // White (Reporter) Middle Row. Gill (Police Association Secretary) ; Murdock McMillan; Uncertain next; George Fleming; Tom Morgan; Jim Ogden; Fred Hale; Uncertain name; George Burrows; Front row; Jim Dunn; Walter Elliott; John Grieve (Detective); Langslov // George Herbert Docking (Association President) General Blamey // William Adamson; McPherson; Arthur Wels; John // Cassiy. I Believe the 3rd person in centre row is Roderick McDonald but am not sure. // This picture was taken in the Temperance Hotel, Russel ST // Jim Ogden and myself were the only members of force who had joined after the police strike in 1923.