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  • Collection: The Possum Greene Collection

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A photographic portrait of Alfred Greene.

From reverse side of print: "Myself" - at Learmonts home. Taken by J "Mick" Learmont, Tumut. 1946."

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From the reverse side of print: "Reg Edwards, Roy, and Wally. Back of 'Cooinbil', taken after breakfast. We reached here yesterday dinnertime from Peppercorn, and left about 9 o'clock this morning for town with Peter Newman driving jeep. Eight or…

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From the reverse side of print: "Big Peppercorn Hut, taken on way back to Cooinbil, after leaving Little Peppercorn Hut in morning. Beatrice Franklin - tourist guide from Canberra (Brindabella) - camped here with party. Packing up to leave for…

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From the reverse side of print: "Bogged on way to Greasy Macs between reserve and Jack Cribbs' (Goobra Stn.). Spring had broken out underneath road, following record wet winter. Truck dislodged portion of corduroy, and front wheel went off into…

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From the reverse side of print: "First bridge over Murrumbidgee River on Kelly's Plain track, below Rules' Point. Wally on bridge, which has been badly knocked about in recent years by floods. Tourists in background. Tues. 10th Jan. 1956. 9.20 a.m.…

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From the reverse side of print: "V. Pan/50X10/cloudy - no sun - like rain. Brown's Saw Mill, Bago Forest, from North West, five miles from Buddong Falls on the Buddong Road. Hardwood timber is cut here. Snow was still lying on shaded side of mill…

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From the reverse side of print: "Roger Learmont on cable suspension bridge across Yarrangobilly River, vicinity Wallace's Creek and old Snowy River Hydro camp. River level good, but no fish. 2nd trip in Norm's old Dodge into Ravine. Sund. 24th Oct.…

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From the reverse side of print: "Lindley's sheep at Morris Creek - nr. Talbingo. Wed. 23rd April 1958. 11.17 a.m. low sun/50X16/F.50

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From the reverse side of print: "Old mine shaft. Charley Stokes' gold workings. Worked recently to supply last operation of gold plant, about 1950. Situated on hillside, at side of road leading to treatment plant. 1953 shearing season. Sund. 11th…

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From the reverse side of print:"Part of old mining water race on hillside above Goobragandra River, last used to supply water to Charley Stokes' gold mine plant above Greasy Macs. Walls of race are built up with stone for considerable distances. Race…

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From the reverse side of print: "Rear view of stamper battery, part of Charley Stokes' gold mine plant, just above Greasy Mac's. 1953 shearing season. Sund. 11th Oct. 1953. 2.45 p.m. Cloudy sun".

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From the reverse side of print: "Flying Fox, below camp, Lobb's Hole. Sat. 8th March 1958. 2.50 p.m. Dull -no sun/25X11/F.50".

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From the reverse side of print: "Leaving Harris's Hut for Cooinbil. Norm shot a sheep on way to Harris' from Coolamine as we were out of meat. Meat lasted until we reached Tumut. Raining very heavily when we reached hut. Hard & slippery pull for…

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From the reverse side of print: "Jack Bridles' Service Station - Talbingo. Wed. 23rd April 1958. 12.45 p.m. Sun/50X16/F.50½ - with Stan Norris".

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From the reverse side of print:"Jack Venables stripping branches for eucalyptus still. Mond. 22nd May 1961. 1.45 p.m. Dull - no sun/25X11/F.20".

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From the reverse side of print: "Wally at door of Little Peppercorn Hut. Spent six nights here. Black dingo about - heard him one night. Tucker lasting out well. Wally had cold - dosed him with eucalyptus leaves, aspros & Eichorn's. Cleared it up.…

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From the reverse side of print: "Old Eucalyptus Still. Leaves and branches are packed into square tank, water introduced, and a fire lit underneath tank. The oil is carried off with the steam and condensed. In this instance, the stream in foreground…

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From the reverse side of print: "Old stone & mud house - Morris Creek - nr. Talbingo. Wed. 23rd April 1958. 10.05 a.m. Sun/50X11¾/F.25¾ (Tommy Morris)".

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From the reverse side of print: "Harry Pether's old hut on Rings Creek, seen from north east, with my camp in left foreground - bush shelter overfly. Hut now disused, with a bad lean towards creek. Probably over 30 years old. Kangaroos about - their…

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From the reverse side of print: "Prowse's Hut, Rules Point. Leaving to fish Tantangara Creek. Norman & Mick Learmont, Johnny Burt & Clem. Great catch. Weather cool. Sund. Oct. 7th 1950. 6.30 a.m. Clear"
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