A rich legacy in glass Mr Robert Prentice left a rich legacy in glass negative images of Wodonga.
The negatives are clearly identified as he ray ban sunglass styles inscribed in the glass a back to front capital R on to which was joined a capital P. On the glass he would also scratch the name Prentice where he could, in this case it was on the electricity pole in the foreground. His obituary tells us that he came to this district as quite a young man where he followed the trade of tuck pointer. Tuckpointing is the operation of finishing joints in brickwork after the bricklaying has been completed. It also was a way to hide the imperfections of uneven bricks. He was not happy in that career so joined the railways. In 1894 he married Eliza, daughter of fake ray bans George Allen, who for many years had been the proprietor of the Terminus Hotel. Carkeek took over the hotel in 1899. In 1915 the Wodonga and Towong Sentinel reported the departure from Wodonga, of Robert Prentice and his wife, having been transferred to Middle Park. "He was a prominent member of the Wodonga and Wodonga Estate cricket teams when the buy ray ban online clubs were at their best, and he was the most flashing and attractive batsman in the Wodonga and Albury districts when in form. He was also an active and valuable member of the Wodonga Orchestra and Brass Band, being an excellent euphonium player, and he will be very much missed by the organisations mentioned." His Wodonga Railway Station colleagues presented him with a silver mounted smoker's outfit. They must have returned soon after as a 1923 report in The Border Morning Mail stated: "The Wodonga Cricket Club has perhaps ray ban wayfarer for sale no more popular or valuable member than its veteran, Mr R. Prentice. He has given further evidence of his keen enthusiasm by interrupting his holiday in Melbourne on each of the last two weekends to play in the A and B Association matches." Robert passed away in Wodonga in 1931 at the age of 66 years.
At the time of his death he was still working as a signalman at Wodonga Railway Station. Eliza passed away in 1946. Local Footy HQAFL TopTippaNRLSoccerBasketballCricket HQAlbury Gold CupHockey BooksCelebrityGamesSudokuTV MoviesTV GuideReal EstateJobsCarsNoticesPlace a AdTributesCelebrationsAg and Rural.
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