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Emily McGufficke on Banjo Paterson

Wikipedia photo of Banjo PattersonEmily McGufficke (Handwritten)

Photo: Banjo Patterson from Wikipedia

In 1918 at a picture Theatre in (?Cosmo)

Gladys and I was there and at the interval Banjo (sic) Paterson was asked to come on the stage & he told the audience that the poem 'The Man From Snowy River' was a tribute to the riders of the mountains, not just  'neparticlar (sic) man'

Transcribed by Michel Dignand 4.2.2010