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Digital Photograph - Two Women Standing on Verandah of Home, 'Sunnyside', Sandringham, 1930s Image Reg. No: MM 110344

Description Of Content:
Two women standing on front verandah of weatherboard house.

This photograph shows Amelia Fletcher and her daughter Emily Brearley on the verandah of their house in Sandringham, 'Sunnyside', in the 1930's. The family had a large allotment with an extensive vegetable garden and chooks. Amelia's granddaughter Nancy Gallagher remembers 'Quite a grand house, although it didn't seem like it when Nancy was a child.' Emily and her husband Fred lived with Emily's parents for a long time after World War I. Her brother Stan also chose to settle on the same street. Nearby all the local area was heath land and bush.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Nancy Gallagher, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Nancy Gallagher
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: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: front verandahs
Inscriptions: In the thirties Amelia Fletcher with daughter Emily Brearley
People Depicted: Fletcher, Amelia; Brearley, Emily
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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