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Digital Photograph - Wedding Portrait, Maria Crocker McKenzie & Husband, Cutting Wedding Cake, Belgrave, 1953 Image Reg. No: MM 97871

Black and white photograph of Maria Crocker McKenzie and her father cutting their wedding cake in Belgrave in 1953. In the image Maria 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.
Digital image from a black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Maria Crocker McKenzie and her husband cutting their wedding cake. The couple are in their wedding clothes and are standing behind a table. The cake has two tiers and they both hold the knife as they cut the cake.
J. Billington [Jean
Discipline: History

More information

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: Belgrave, Victoria, Australia, 1953

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