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Title: Farewell at Palmerston Town Hall
Photo No: PH0238/0763
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Photographer: Barnes, W. J.
Date taken: 5-Aug-1913
Place: Darwin (N.T.)
Collection: Peter Spillett Collection.
Description: Farewell at Palmerston Town Hall in August 1913 for Mrs Strangman (wife of medical officer). Mrs Gilruth presided and presented Mrs Strangman with a bank draft so she could buy a momento of her time in the Territory. Mesdames Worgan and Witherdon were largely responsible and Ellen Ryan headed the committee. The NT Times said the women has transformed the hall into a 'large drawing room' by placing tables, cane chairs and pieces of carpet around as well as craft material. The NT Times also reported "nearly every woman in Palmerston attended..."
Related link: "Farewell to Mrs. Strangman." Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) 7 Aug 1913: 7.
Subject: women
Copyright owner: Northern Territory Library.
Digital format: 3665 x 5000 pixels : 24bpp ; 54.99Mb.
File type: image/tiff.
Hardcopy format: 1 photograph : negative, b&w.
Use and Restrictions: No known copyright restrictions
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