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Digital Photograph - Child Playing in Tub of Water, Brighton East, 1976 Image Reg. No: MM 110179

Summary:
Colour photograph featuring James and Peter Clough playing with water in their backyard at Brighton East, 1976. One of them is sitting in a tub of water while the other is carrying a hose in the background. The Clough family had no pool and the children used whatever was at hand. In this instance the tub was an old bucket used for cooling drinks at parties.

Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
Description:
Digital image file, copied from original colour print.
Description Of Content:
Blond child sitting in a rectangular tub of water on the lawn in a backyard. Another blond child is carrying a hose in the background. An incinerator or barbeque is in the right background. Trees are in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Jillian Rigby, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Ms Jillian Rigby
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: backyards, children s play, hoses, lawns, leisure, pools, water
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: water
People Depicted: Clough, James; Clough, Peter
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Brighton East, Victoria, Australia, 1976

Source of Date Depicted: Based on contributor's knowledge and the age of the child in foreground of photograph, who was born in 1972.
Photographer: Ms Jillian Rigby

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