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Pineapples at Mudgee

Date: 1900-1920
Dimensions:
Overall: 81 x 184 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Robert D McKilliam
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: ANMS0227[026]

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    Description
    A black and white photograph of rows of pineapple plants with recently tilled soil between at Mudgee in New South Wales.
    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.
    HistoryThe Mudgee region in New South Wales is known predominantly for its wine industry but the land of the area also produces numerous other crops such as fruit and nuts in addition to pasture for sheep and cattle.

    Additional Titles

    Collection title: McKilliam family collection

    Assigned title: Pineapples at Mudgee

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