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Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc Melbourne, Victoria

Magnet is a registered charity and not-for-profit incorporated association. Our aim is to provide a supportive environment for people interested in photography. We provide education, exhibitions, activities and support. Our main interest is archiving and storing photographic collections.

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2/640 Bourke Street Melbourne Victoria 3000 (map)
phone
+61 (03) 8589 0371

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Opening Hours

TUESDAY to FRIDAY - 11am to 5pm SATURDAY and SUNDAY - 11am to 4pm

Location

2/640 Bourke Street 3000 Melbourne Victoria

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Soldiers posing on horses - robertson thomas086.tif

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Group of cooks - tim lee-28.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

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A group of Army cooks in France. Date unknown.

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"Some Cooks Cheers"

washing in camp - les chandler_a00044.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

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At training camp in Seymour.

camp - red cliffs military 00003.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

Soldiers posing on horses - robertson thomas120.tif

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officers group shot - red cliffs00172.tif

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troops and horses resting - robertson thomas090.tif

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Soldier posing in camp - red cliffs00142.tif

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soldier in trench - red cliffs00206.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

washing in camp - les chandler_a00027.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

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At Seymour training camp.

war cemetery - robertson thomas088.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

officer posing in trench - red cliffs military 00006.tif

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soldier posing - les chandler_a00021.tif

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Les Chandler.

ruins - les chandler_a00207.tif

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The Western Front.

camels

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soldier posing next to supplies - robertson thomas140.tif

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soldiers in trench

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soldiers resting

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soldiers waiting for dinner

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

Diggers in the snow - les chandler_a00162.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

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Two unknown Australian ‘diggers’ stroll through a snow covered landscape, location unknown. Hand-coloured photo by Les Chandler.

soldiers with captured German plane

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

Soldier and men with horse

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

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horse in stable

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group soldiers posing with native - robertson thomas109.tif

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Group of soldiers

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officers posing - robertson thomas068.tif

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Wilfred ‘Billy’ Kent Hughes speaking with natives - mountjoy070.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

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Wilfred ‘Billy’ Kent Hughes (1895-1970) appearing to question Bedouin men in Egypt. Kent Hughes was a Gallipoli veteran and later in 1917 won a Military Cross and was mentioned in dispatches four times. He served in World War Two, was captured at the fall of Singapore in 1942 and spent time as a Prisoner or War. He later was made a Knight of the Realm, served in the Menzies federal ministry and played a key role in organizing the Melbourne 1956 Olympics. He rode in the Anzac Day Parade in Melbourne in 1968 in full Light Horse uniform.

Dead Horses - mountjoy001.tif

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Stan Mountjoy. Veterinarian for the 8th. Light Horse Regiment. Photo by Stan Mountjoy.

Soldiers resting

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child mascot of afc - dargo-008.tif

Magnet Galleries Melbourne Inc, Melbourne

Black and white print of a young Henri Heremene.

Historical information

A rare portrait of Henri Heremene. A french orphan, probably stunted by malnutrition, he was unofficially adopted by the Number 4 squadron, Australian flying corps when he wandered into their Christmas dinner at an airfield near cologne, Germany in 1918. Nickname "Digger," Henri came under the care of Private Timothy Tovell. With a tailored AIF uniform made for him, he was smuggled to Australia in1919, where he was adopted by the Tovell family. He remained traumatised by the war and died in 1928 from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Melbourne.

Inscriptions & Markings

At the top of the photography it says "Aust flying corps (mascot)"