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backReference #: 000233 Blundell's Cottage, Canberra in winter with Parliament House in the background across Lake Burley Griffin and the s...

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Reference Number:000233
Event/Occasion:
Title/Caption: Blundell's Cottage, Canberra in winter with Parliament House in the background across Lake Burley Griffin and the snow covered Brindabella Mountains behind.
Photographer :
Date taken:ca 1966
Location: Blundell's Cottage, Canberra
Suburb: Parkes
State: ACT
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Relation: Is part of the Department of Capital Territory
Keywords: lakes, mountains, museums, parliamentary buildings, buildings, structures and establishments, snow, historic buildings, houses
Comments:The Campbell family of Duntroon built the 1860s cottage on the Molonglo River as a home for their head ploughman. George Blundell, the Campbell’s bullock driver later occupied the cottage with his wife Flora, the local midwife and their family. The Cottage has operated as an historical museum since the 1960s.