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Digital Photograph - Wedding Portrait, Nancy Jean Davies Billington, Ascot Vale, 1958 Image 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
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: Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1958

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