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Digital Photograph - Family & Friends Celebrating Girl's Second Birthday in Kitchen, Fitzroy, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 110032

Description Of Content:
Two women drinking red wine and a two year old girl eating chocolate cake in a kitchen.

This photograph shows a second birthday celebration in Fitzroy, 1979. Emily Mierisch, the birthday girl, is sitting with her mother Christine Mierisch and Julie Ellis at the kitchen bench. Julie is wearing a contemporary nurses' uniform. The walls have been plastered and painted since her first birthday photograph in image MM110034. Christine had her second child, Alister, three months before. There is a chocolate cake with 2 candles and glasses of wine. Robert Mierisch's cake and wine glass are visible on the bench. He put them down to take this photograph at the party. This photograph shows the contrasts between Emily's first birthday, depicted in image MM110033, and her second birthday. This birthday is a party for four rather than extended family and relatives.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Emily Mierisch, 2006
Contributed by Mierisch family
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Birthdays
Tertiary Classification: parties
Inscriptions: Julie, Emily, Chris at 24 Westgarth St, Fitzroy.
People Depicted: Ellis, Julie; Mierisch, Emily; Mierisch, Christine
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 1979

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother's memory.
Photographer: Mr Robert Mierisch

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