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- A Place & Date Depicted Preston, Australia
Digital Photograph - Woman Sitting on Front Steps of Californian Bungalow, Preston, circa 1932 Reg. No: MM 110324
- Description Of Content:
- Woman sitting on front steps of Californian Bungalow, viewed through wire fence. Preston, about 1932.
This was the Hughes family home. Myra Florence, nee Hughes is sitting on the front step. The front right room was always kept shut from everyone, as it was the parlour. Mrs Hughes kept a memorial there for her son who died in Cairo during World War One.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Lesley Gorrell, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Lesley Gorrell
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Residential Buildings|
|Inscriptions:||(in Maria Jane Hughes hand) our house / not very good / Florrie on the step.|
|People Depicted:||Harris, Myra Florence ('Florrie')|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Preston, Victoria, Australia, circa 1932
Source of Date Depicted: Based on the date when this house was purchased.