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Photo: “N.S.W. Deaf Mutes”

This photograph is annotated on the back in pencil with “N.S.W. Deaf Mutes”. It is stamped with “ADULT DEAF and DUMB SOCIETY of N.S.W. 5 ELIZABETH STREET, SYDNEY”.

In a different script, in ink, is the following identification:

BACK ROW:- George Harrison, George Wilbow (Snr.), Alfred Woods, John Doran, George Miller, Alf Hammonds,

FRONT ROW:- Joseph Tyrrell, Victor Fisher, Holt, Fletcher Booth, Armstrong (Dec’d).

Ground:- Wallace (W.A.) Reginald Lansdown

(Mr F. S. Booth, who in Aug 1953 identified these men, cannot remember, why the group was taken or the date – except it was a picnic given by holt – the man who owned Kurnell & Sutherland)

(John (Jack) Doran was partyes [unclear] with the photographer)


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