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- A Place & Date Depicted Balwyn North, Australia
Digital Photograph - Girls Preparing for Wedding, in Bride's Bedroom, Balwyn North, 1974 Reg. No: MM 110397
- Description Of Content:
- Four girls with their hair in curlers sitting on the floor of a girl's bedroom. There is a blue box of curlers and a bottle of champagne that had been used as a candlestick behind them.
This photograph shows the preparation for Rosalie Quaife's wedding, on 22nd March 1974. Rosalie, her sisters and friend are in her bedroom, fixing their hair, makeup, nail polish etc. for 'the Big Day'. There are hot rollers in the background, and a makeup bag on the floor and makeup on the bench. This was Rosalie's last day in the bedroom she had as a girl. She has kept the dressing table in the photograph, and restored it; it's in her current home.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Rosalie Quaife, 2006
- Contributed by Ms Rosalie Quaife
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Tertiary Classification:||planning & preparations|
|People Depicted:||Bradley, Christine; Quaife, Rosalie; Quaife, Yvonne; Quaife, Carolyn|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Balwyn North, Victoria, Australia, 22 Mar 1974
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
|Photographer:||Mrs Nola Quaife|