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The Thorburn family at Meroogal, 13 January 1891 / photographer unknown
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Title:
The Thorburn family at Meroogal, 13 January 1891 / photographer unknown
Date:
1891
Format:
1 photograph mounted on card : albumen print ; 22.5 x 28 cm.
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Description:
The Thorburn family at Meroogal, Nowra, in 1891: standing at the back, left to right: Kate Thorburn, Mary Susan Thorburn, Belle Thorburn and Tom Thorburn; seated front, left to right: Robert Taylor Thorburn, Bruce Stafford, Georgie Thorburn, Tot Thorburn and their mother Mrs Jessie Catherine Thorburn. Bruce Stafford was the child of Margaret Stafford, nee Thorburn, the sixth Thorburn sister. She died in 1886.
Tot Thorburn recorded the taking of the photograph in her diary for Tuesday 13 January 1891: "Uncle & I went to Nowra & the Thorburn family got their group taken, also one of the house."
Provenance:
Estate of June Wallace (1917-2010)
Published in:
Joy Hughes and Meredith Walker Meroogal, Nowra: a history and guide Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of NSW, 1988, p.8; Janet K. Ramsay The women of Meroogal Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of NSW, 1988, p.35.
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; June Wallace papers: JMW/36
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Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
41529