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Photograph - Humpybong State School, Dorothy Howard Tour, Brisbane, 2 Oct 1954 Reg. No: MM 104063
- Black and white photograph taken in Brisbane, Queensland, on 2 October 1954. Shows a white picket fence with a sign post reading 'Humpybong State School'. School buildings are visible in the background.
It is one of a group of photographs probably taken by American folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard while she was studying children's games and playlore in Australia under a Fulbright research grant,1954-1955. Her photographs and research have become part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection at Museum Victoria - part of the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
- Black and white photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Shows a white picket fence with a sign post reading 'Humpybong State School'. School buildings built on piles (Queensland-style) are visible in the background, with steps leading up to the buildings and covered verandahs surrounding them. An unmade footpath runs along the foreground.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Dr June Factor
|Tagged with:||architecture, schools, making history - australian childrens folklore|
|Themes this item is part of:||Dr Dorothy Howard (1902-1996), Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Primary & Secondary Schools|
|Tertiary Classification:||buildings & grounds|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Humpybong, Queensland, Australia, 02 Oct 1954|
|Photographer:||Dr Dorothy Howard, Humpybong, Queensland, Australia, 02 Oct 1954