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Title: Jack McCarthy or Irish Mac
Photo No: PH1050/0064
Citation address: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/267890
Place: Milners Bore (N.T.)
Newcastle Waters (N.T.)
Milners Pond (N.T.)
Collection: Sporn Collection
Description: Mr McArthy Jack McCarthy Jack McCarthy or Irish Mac immortalised in Jeannie Gunn's 'We of the Never Never',was a carter who plied out of Elsey Station. He together with his wife, a former hotel proprietor from Thursday Island of Irish descent, settled at Milner's Bore or Pond out of Newcastle Waters where they raised cattle and peanuts on a small holding. In a newspaper article by Ernestine Hill, July 1934, she notes that Jack died two months earlier suggesting that this photograph was taken about 1933-4.
metadata.picturent.dc.relation.uri: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/262304 [Bond Tours]
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91064940
Subject: Family life -- Northern Territory
Copyright owner: Library & Archives NT
Digital format: 3463 x 5000 pixels : 48bpp ; 101.47Mb, jpeg 2.55Mb.
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Hardcopy format: 1 photograph : b&w ; 8.3 x 12.0 cm.
Use and Restrictions: No known copyright
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