Silk walking dress, Frances Richards (later Simpson), Uralba, Australia, 1912. Originally gray, it has changed over the years and is now beige/taupe. Lace bodice has over-bodice in form of floating silk panel. Four-paneled gathered skirt. Belt of stiffened silk (3 folds of fabric). Frances Richards was 13 when she made this dress. Richmond River Historical Society Inc. via the Australian Dress Register
Dorothy Mort, 18 April 1921 - Convicted of murder. Mrs Dorothy Mort was having an affair with dashing young doctor Claude Tozer. On 21 December 1920 Tozer visited her home with the intention of breaking off the relationship.
Title: Royal Hotel, Hartley Date & Location: 1 December 1912, Hartley (NSW); Lithgow (NSW) Description: Black and white glass lantern slide. Title in ink above image. Notes: Southern elevation of Royal Hotel from across the Great Western Road at Hartley. Generally accepted to have been built c. 1848-49 as the Hartley Inn; by 1914 known as McGarry's Royal Motor Inn. From negative in Mitchell Library Frank Walker Collection ON 150, Item 996.