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In the garden

johnwheat

Joined June 2009

Artist's Description

A garden seat in Kalamunda Western Australia.
Pentax K10D 70mm 1/90 f2.8 ISO100

- Top Ten place in the challenge “Benches” in the group “Black & White Photography Challenges”

- Featured in the group “Black & White Photography Challenges”
Kalamunda:
“This suburb of Perth West Australia was named in 1901 following a request by 32 residents of the area for a townsite to be declared here. The residents chose the name “CALAMUNDA” as the name of the proposed townsite, combining two Aboriginal words recorded in a book on Aboriginal language by Bishop Salvado. “Cala” signifies “home, district, settlement,” and “Munda” signifies “forest” and the residents hoped it would be considered an appropriate name. The name was respelt ‘Kalamunnda’ by the Surveyor General, but later in 1901 was amended to Kalamunda."

Quoted from reiwa.com.au

Artwork Comments

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