Shearers at Mount Schank [D 7939/P22(T)] • Photograph

Shearers at Mount Schank

Shearers at Mount Schank

A group of shearers - 'the men who shore 100,000 sheep at Mount Schank in 1899 with blade shears'. Back row (from left): A.Ashby, G.Winterfield, D.McIntyre, R.Telford, A.White, A.Hastings, unknown, unknown, A.Livingston, J.Butler. Second row: H.Kuhl, Gorton (hand on hip), J.Potter, W.Brice, A.Gamble, J.Lewis, H.McLaughlin, C.L.Orchard, J.Earle, J.Winterfield, J.Thomas, W.Baker, A.Butler, J.Ferguson, W.Goldner, W.Cutting, A.Hastings Snr, unknown. Standing on ground: J.Ryan, J.Lock, Gorton, R.Laslett, J.Hennessy Snr, J.Bigham, J.Kemp, J.Robinson, Clarence Long, J.Marthon, R.F.White, J.Fletcher (boss of board). Sitting: J.Buckingham, D.Manser, H.McDougall, C.Pudney, unknown, A.Cutting, A.Howe, unknown, unknown, H.Hastings, J.Concannon, A.Galpin, W.Butler, F.Perry, R.Hammond. In front: J.Carlin.