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Digital Photograph - Boy & Girl with Wading Pool, Front Yard, Doncaster East, 1965 Image 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
Discipline: History

More information

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
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: pools
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

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