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Photograph - Digital Image - J. Gadsden and Co. Picnic at Greensborough 1934 - Wheelbarrow race

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

Description
Digital copy of black and white photograph.
Object Registration
6911
Keywords
gadsden and co., picnics in greensborough
Historical information
Photographs of the J. Gadsden and Co. picnic in Greensborough, in 1934. Photographs have no names. In this photograph a group of men participate in a wheelbarrow race, possibly an activity on the day. Greensborough was a popular venue for picnics up till the early 20th century, with inner city people travelling to the 'country side' for a day out, either in delivery vans or on the train.
When Made
1934_
Significance
Gadsden's produced packing materials - originally paper and cardboard, then food cans.
Inscriptions & Markings
Written on back: “Wheelbarrow race at Greensborough”
Last updated
30 Mar 2020 at 12:36PM