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Title: Cattle on the beach, Robb Jetty in background, 1911
Imprint: Perth : Western Mail, 1911
Notes: Digital copy taken from microfilmed newspaper at State Library of WA in 2018.
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Summary: The cattle trade between the Kimberley and Fremantle was a large and important industry by 1911. This photograph was published alongside an article describing the increasingly bigger shipments of cattle and sheep from the north-west of Western Australia, all landing at Robb Jetty. Cattle were walked down the jetty and gathered on the beach before they were herded into pens, graded, and sold at auction.
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Robb Jetty
Beef cattle -- Western Australia -- History
Robb Jetty Abattoir
Cattle on the beach, Robb Jetty in background, 1911

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