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Digital Photograph - Girl & Woman Posed on Mock Plane at Essendon Airport, Essendon, 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 110354

Description Of Content:
Girl and woman posed in mock plane.

This photograph shows Eliza Pollard and Glenys Esperson, posing for a 'pretend departure' at Essendon Airport, 1940. Eliza Pollard (know as 'Auntie Tom') would take her niece Glenys Esperson on trips all over town. Glenys remembers they would go 'On the tram to the end of the terminus and the like.' Here they went out to Essendon Airport and had a photo taken of a 'pretend' departure.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Glenys Esperson, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Glenys Esperson
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: immigration, airports
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Travel
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: (verso has postcard marks)
People Depicted: Pollard, Eliza Jane; Esperson, Glenys
Organisations Depicted: Essendon Airport
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1940

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the age of Glenys Esperson in this photograph.
Photographer: Unknown

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