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Two women standing in wooden tub of washing

Date: c 1920
Dimensions:
Overall: 108 x 82 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Robert D McKilliam
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: ANMS0227[009]

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    Description
    A black and white photograph taken of two young women standing barefoot in a washtub by the edge of a river. In the background, another woman is bending over presumably washing clothes in the water.
    The girls are likely the same as those appearing in the photographs ANMS0227[006] and ANMS0227[007] with Ettie Steyn appearing on the left.

    SignificanceThis image is a part of the Captain Robert McKilliam collection. Captain McKilliam worked for the Aberdeen White Star Line for 32 years and sailed aboard such famous clipper ships as SALAMIS and THERMOPYLAE. He moved to Sydney in 1913 where he served as Assistant Wharf Master on Darling Island.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: McKilliam family collection

    Assigned title: Two women standing in wooden tub of washing

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