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Image: School Picnic at Rottnest (A)

From The Grove Image Gallery description: “Children from the W.A. School for Deaf and Dumb Children playing on swings at Rottnest. L to R Pamela Hay, Sylvia Dodd, Elsie Doyle, Bonnie Harrison, John Love jnr., Douglas Love, Wyndham Cooper, Thelma Grose.”

Image and description reproduced The Grove Library, "School Picnic" Item 100184. Creative Commons Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/).
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