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Written on back of one of the copies with black ballpoint pen: “Copied from a publication onto 1/2 Plate Film. This is a contact print. By Mr P. Sinclair SHN Tennis Court on Agfa paper. 8-7-83 Vance St.”

Also written on the back of this copy with black ink pen: “N.D. Clayton.”

Written on back of the other 2 copies with purple felt-tip pen: “Shannon Tennis Courts about 1908 Where the small Bowling Green is today 1983. Mr Oglivy — A.H. Richards. M.H. Schmidt Mr Box Miss May Dunckley, Flo Dunckley & Miss Compton.”

See also s2002.047.0002 Negative (taped to card, used to make these copies).

Shannon Tennis Courts, c.1908. Those in the photograph are from left to right:- Men: Mr Oglivy, Unidentified, Mr A.H. Richards, Mr M.H. Schmidt, Mr Box (worked at Gunning’s). Ladies: Miss May Dunckley, Miss Flo Dunckley, Miss Compton.

Copied from a publication (not identified) onto 1/2 Plate Film. This is a contact print by Mr P. Sinclair on Agfa paper on 8-7-83

See also s2002.047.0002 Negative (taped to card, used to make these copies).

Information in book – “From Bush & Swamp”, page 152 states - The Shannon Tennis Club was formed in 1908, when a group of people leased some bowling club land, and laid two grass courts. {Outgrown by 1923 so section in Vance Street purchased for Tennis Club}

1 B&W photo print, copy (plus 2 copies)

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Shannon Tennis Courts, c.1908

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circa 1908

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a.m. richards,
flo dunckley,
m.h. schmidt,
may dunckley,
men costume,
miss compton,
mr box,
mr ogilvy,
recreation,
shannon,
shannon centennial collection,
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tennis costume,
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