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Digital Photograph - Family Working in Vegetable Garden of 'Sunnyside', Sandringham, 1930s Image Reg. No: MM 110343

Black and white photograph showing the Fletcher family home 'Sunnyside' at Sandringham, with Amelia Fletcher, Jim Fletcher and their daughter Emily Brearley, in the 1930s. Emily, known as Em, and her husband Fred lived with Emily's parents for a long time after World War I.

The family had a large allotment with an extensive vegetable garden and chooks. Amelia and Jim Fletcher's granddaughter, Nancy Gallagher, thought it was 'Quite a grand house in retrospect, although it didn't seem like it when she was a child.' Em's brother Stanley also chose to settle on the same street.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
View of the side of a house, with family of two women and a man working in extensive vegetable garden. The view looks out to the street frontage, where one house and a vacant block are visible.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Nancy Gallagher, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Nancy Gallagher
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: domestic environment, families, gardening, houses
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Gardens
Tertiary Classification: vegetable gardens
Inscriptions: In the thirties Amelia Fletcher and daughter Emily Brearley
People Depicted: Brearley, Emily; Fletcher, Amelia; Fletcher, Jim
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, 1930s

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mr Stanley Fletcher

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