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#14899 - Ceremony at monument to William Farrer

Resource ID
14899
Title/subtitle
Ceremony at monument to William Farrer
Picture
Ceremony at monument to William Farrer
Format
Photograph
Publisher
16 April 1956
Physical description
Black & white photograph
Summary
Ceremony at a Commonwealth monument to William Farrer on Lambrigg Hill near Tharwa on the fiftieth anniversary of his death.
Location
Photograph 1196
Availability
Not for loan.
Notes
Otto Frankel is on extreme right of picture. He was by 1951 Chief of the CSIRO Division of Plant Industry. Like Farrer, he did highly significant work in wheat breeding (in his case, in New Zealand). The other figure standing in front of the memorial is probably Arthur T Shakespeare.