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Digital Photograph - Wedding Portrait, Eva Crocker Orr, Yarraville, 1948 Image Reg. No: MM 97869

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Eva Crocker Orr in Yarraville in 1948. In the image Eva 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 black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Wedding portrait of Eva Crocker Orr. She stands in front of a brick wall in her wedding dress, holding a bouquet.
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: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, 1948

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