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Digital Photograph - Studio Portrait, Janet Scrimgeour, Peter Brackelmann & Two Children, Bendigo, circa 1869 Image Reg. No: MM 97864

Monochrome digital photograph of Janet Scrimgeour, Peter Brackelmann and two of their three children, taken in Bendigo, circa 1869.

Janet Scrimgeour migrated to Australia from Scotland with family in 1854. In 1865 Janet married Danish migrant Peter Franz Brackelmann in Bendigo. For the wedding Janet wore the Limerick lace wedding veil, which was imported from Ireland for the wedding. The veil was passed down through the one female line and worn by over 100 women over five generations.
Digital image from a sepia photograph
Description Of Content:
Studio portrait of Janet Scrimgeour, Peter Brackelmann and two of their three children. Janet is seated and holds a child on her lap, Peter stands next to her with one hand on Janet's shoulder and the other holding the hand of one of his daughter's who stands next to him.
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: families, portraits, scottish immigration, migration settlement, goldfields, danish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Janet Scrimgeour, Scottish Migrant, 1854, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: family portraits
Format: Digital Still Image: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, circa 1869

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