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Digital Photograph - Man & Infant Boy, in Front of Car, at Holden Family Picnic, Mount Evelyn, 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 110356

Description Of Content:
Man kneeling with his infant boy in front of a FJ Holden car on grass.

This photograph shows the Watkins family at the Holden Company Picnic, Mount Evelyn, 1955. Lewis Watkins used to work for Holden, and every year they used to have a company picnic. He would bring his entire family. Here we see Lewis' son Len and his grandson Bruce. Lewis's wife Germaine was Belgian and wrote the inscription on the back of the photograph in French.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Paul Watkins, 2006
Contributed by Mr Paul Watkins
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Inscriptions: C'est la photo de Leonard at son petit garcon Bruce et est notre Automobile./ Len Watkins & son Bruce 1955 Holden Picnic Mt Evelyn.
People Depicted: Watkins, Len; Watkins, Bruce
Organisations Depicted: General Motors Holden
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Mount Evelyn, Victoria, Australia, 1955
Photographer: Mrs Betty Watkins

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