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Digital Photograph - Man Digging Air Raid Shelter in Backyard, Auburn, 1940s 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
|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|