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Update: According to Marjorie Law (author of From Bush to Swamp - the centenary of Shannon 1887-1987 this is a photo of the Opening of Rifle Range, Kara Road, Shannon c 1900-1901

Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “Family Picnic.”

Penciled on back: “Ex Mary Dorset.”

Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society.

A group of 26 unidentified women and children, including infants at a picnic. The group poses in front of a canvas shelter which is set in a clearing in front of native bush. Could possibly be members of the McDonald family as photograph was donated by Mary Dorset.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

No identification of individuals.

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Family Picnic

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children costume,
costume,
hhs mounted photograph collection,
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picnics,
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