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Photograph - Humpybong State School, Dorothy Howard Tour, Brisbane, 2 Oct 1954 Image 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
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: architecture, schools, making history - australian childrens folklore
Themes this item is part of: Dr Dorothy Gray Mills Howard (1902-1996), Australian Children's Folklore Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
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

Probable photographer.

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