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- A Place & Date Depicted Doncaster East, Australia
Digital Photograph - Boy & Girl with Wading Pool, Front Yard, Doncaster East, 1965 Reg. No: MM 110215
- Black and white photograph featuring two children, John and Helen Booth, in a wading pool at the front of their house, East Doncaster, February 1965. This house was designed through The Age newspaper's 'Small Homes Service' and built by a contract builder, starting in 1959. The children's father, Ron Booth, worked for a hardware company and so had access to cheap building materials.
Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
- Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
- Description Of Content:
- A boy and a girl in swimming costumes, playing with a wading pool in the front yard of their home. The boy is standing in the water, and the girl is standing on the grass. A kickboard is in the pool and bucket is on the edge of the pool.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Carol Booth, 2006
- Contributed by Carol Booth
|Tagged with:||children s play, front yards, gardens, leisure, swimming pools, toys, water|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Inscriptions:||John and Helen, 10 Maxia Rd. Feb 1965|
|People Depicted:||Booth, Helen; Booth, John|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Doncaster East, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1965|
|Photographer:||Mr Ron Booth|