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Postcard featuring printed composite black and white photographs of fisherman William Ferrier, 1905.

1986.0117.3806

Object information

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Type

Collection

Dimensions

W 138mm x H 88mm

Material

Physical Description

A postcard featuring printed composite black and white photographs of a man in front of a coastal scene with wharf and distant headland. The left of the picture depicts a hatted man holding a pole or oar. An inscription mid picture reads "William Ferrier the brave fisherman - the / hero of the "La Bella. Wrecked Warrambool, Nov.10th 1905 ,/ No.1 Lifeboat landing survivors. / No.2 Ferrier in his dinghy". The postcard has an ink inscription on the back which reads "Love to all / Ruby".

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