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- A Place & Date Depicted Elwood, Australia
Digital Photograph - Family Picnic, Red Bluff, Point Ormond, 1897 Reg. No: MM 110210
- Sepia photograph featuring the Akhurst and Kitz families at the Red Bluff, Point Ormond, Elwood, 1897. The Akhurst and Kitz families were very close at this time. Red Bluff was re-named Point Ormond in the late 19th century, after soil had been removed for the infill of swamps in Elwood, flattening the cliff.
- Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original sepia print.
- Description Of Content:
- Extended family and friends group seated in front of a rocky cliff face at the beach. They consist of two women, two men, and eight children. A woman wearing a hat with a veil over her face is seated in a wooden and wicker wheelchair. A boy at back is holding a book.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Judith Harvey, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Judith Harvey
|Tagged with:||beaches, cliffs, families, holidays, wheelchairs|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Inscriptions:||Red Bluff Point Ormond Elwood, about 1897|
|People Depicted:||Akhurst, Alice; Kitz junior, Paul; Akhurst, Sidney; Akhurst, Frida; Akhurst, Beatrice; Akhurst, Albert; Akhurst, Athel; unknown girl; unknown girl; unknown boy; Kitz Georgina; Kitz, Paul; Akhurst, Alice|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Elwood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1897|