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Digital Photograph - Wedding Portrait, George Crocker, Vera Weisheit & Bridal Party, South Melbourne, 1913 Image Reg. No: MM 97865

Summary:
Monochrome digital photograph of George Crocker, Vera Weisheit and their bridal party in South Melbourne in 1913. In the image Vera wears the family wedding veil which was passed down through the one female line and worn by over 100 women over five generations.

The Limerick lace wedding veil was imported from Ireland for the wedding of Scottish migrant Janet Scrimgeour when she married Danish migrant Peter Franz Brackelmann in Bendigo in 1865. It remained in the family until it was donated to Museum Victoria.
Description:
Digital image from a sepia photograph
Description Of Content:
Wedding portrait of George Crocker, Vera Weisheit and their bridal party in a studio setting.
Acknowledgement:
J. Billington [Jean
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: celebrations, portraits, weddings, wedding costumes
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: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Weddings
Tertiary Classification: portraits
Format: Digital Still Image: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1913

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