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Digital Photograph - Woman Giving Baby First Bath at Home, Nunawading, 1951 Image Reg. No: MM 110314

Description Of Content:
Woman supporting baby's head while bathing her in a tub on a stand.

Mrs Joy Brocklesby her daughter giving Diane Brocklesby her first bath after she was bought home from hospital, at Nunawading in February 1951. Mark Brocklesby made the wooden stand for the bath himself, here it is in the kitchen where the bathing took place. Nunawading was previously known as Tunstall until 1945.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Mark Brocklesby, 2006
Contributed by Mr Mark Brocklesby
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Child Rearing
Tertiary Classification: bathing
Inscriptions: 1566 / First bath at home / Feb 51
People Depicted: Brocklesby, Joy; Brocklesby, Diane
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Nunawading, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1951

Place Depicted Notes: Nunawading was previously officially known as Tunstall until 1945.
Source of Date Depicted: Inscription on album page.
Photographer: Mr Mark Brocklesby

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