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Digital Photograph - Wedding Portrait, Nancy Jean Davies Billington, Ascot Vale, 1958 Reg. No: MM 97872
- Black and white photograph of Nancy Jean Davies Billington on her wedding day in Ascot Vale in 1958. In the image Nancy 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:
- Wedding portrait of Nancy Jean Davies Billington.
- J. Billington [Jean
|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|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1958|