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Digital Photograph - Girl Playing '500' Card Game with Mother & Grandfather, Lounge Room, Preston West, 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 110442

Description Of Content:
Girl playing cards with her mother and her grandfather around folding card table in lounge room.

This photograph shows Debra Sheldon, playing '500' or another card game, with her mother Gloria and her grandfather Chris Lancaster. The adults may have simplified '500' to make it easier for her to play. She was probably about 8 years old. They played cards a lot in their house, as this was before they had a television. Gloria and her husband Arthur taught Debra how to play cards at the age of 7. This photograph was taken in her grandparent's home in Preston West, 1965.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Gloria Sheldon, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Gloria M. Sheldon
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Card Games
Tertiary Classification: playing cards
Inscriptions: Debra Sheldon Gloria Sheldon Chris Lancaster inside West Preston home, 1965
People Depicted: Sheldon, Debra; Sheldon, Gloria; Lancaster, Chris
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Preston West, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Photographer: Mr Arthur Sheldon

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