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Digital Photograph - Man Digging Air Raid Shelter in Backyard, Auburn, 1940s Image Reg. No: MM 110402

Black and white photograph of Reg Frickey digging an air raid shelter in the backyard of a family house in Auburn, near Hawthorn, during World War II, circa 1940s.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
Man with bare chest standing in a rectangular trench near fence, digging it out. A plant is next to the fence, and a tree branch is overhead.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Rosalie Quaife, 2006
Contributed by Ms Rosalie Quaife
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: air raid shelters, backyards, houses, trenches, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Life During World War II in Photographs, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: air raid precautions
People Depicted: Frickey, Reg
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Auburn, Victoria, Australia, 1940s
Photographer: Unknown

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