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Digital Photograph - Twin Girls Balancing on Man's Hands, St Kilda, 1930-1935 Image Reg. No: MM 110050

Description Of Content:
A man balances two girls in cutaway swimming costumes on his hands in a backyard in the early 1930s. A white dog 'begs' in the foreground.

The balancing girls were the Fallow twins who were friends of the photographer, Margaret 'Peg' Newing. The man's name is unknown.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Emily Mierisch, 2006
Contributed by Mierisch family
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: beaches, swimwear
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: backyards
People Depicted: The Fallow Twins'; unknown man
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1935

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother.
Photographer: Miss Margaret Newing

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