Sheep shearing at Yandilla Station, ca. 1894

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Where: Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia

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When: 01 January 1894

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Yandilla, Queensland.

Description: Sheep shearers working in a shed at Yandilla Station. A supervisor or manager in a hat, vest, shirt and trousers and a tarboy in rough clothes pose for the photograph. (A tarboy assists by dabbing tar or antiseptic on any cuts sufferred by the animals during shearing. Information taken from: The Macquarie dictionary, 2nd rev. ed., 1987.)

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