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NPWHF1209 a,b - Photograph of Pearl Price Shearing

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“PEARL PRICE TRYS HER HAND AT SHEARING THE FAMILY PET SHEEP, WITH HAND SHEARS, ON HARPER SPRINGS STATION. 

SHIRTS WITH THE SLEEVES ROLLED DOWN AND A HAT WERE WORN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE FOR PROTECTION AGAINST THE HOT SUN. 

WHEN PEARL LATER SETTLED ON BUSHY PARK WITH HER HUSBAND JIM BIRD, SHE STILL CONTINUED TO DO HER SHARE OF SHEARING AS WELL AS PROVIDING MIDDAY MEALS, MORNING AND AFTERNOON SMOKOS FOR ALL THE SHEARERS.”

Object ID: NPWHF1209 a,b - Photograph of Pearl Price Shearing

Object Number: 1209

Materials: paper

Dimension: 20.1 cm wide by 25.2 cm high

Provenance: McRAE, Eileen


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