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#15511 - Cuppacumbalong

Resource ID
15511
Title/subtitle
Cuppacumbalong
Picture
Cuppacumbalong
Format
Photograph
Identifier
De Salis family
Publisher
[n.d.]
Physical description
Black & white photograph
Summary
Cuppacumbalong is a homestead on the west bank of the Murrumbidgee River at Tharwa. It was occupied by James Wright of Lanyon in the 1830s and later by Leopold Fane de Salis.
Location
Photograph 1808
Availability
Not for loan. Copies may be purchased.
Notes
Cuppacumbalong is said to be an anglicised version of an Aboriginal word meaning 'meeting of the waters' - where the Gudgenby River joins the Murrumbidgee.