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Digital Photograph - Family Picnic, Melton, 1926 Image Reg. No: MM 110438

Description Of Content:
One man and four women sitting around a picnic on a rug. The women and man on the left hand side are sitting on the running board of a parked car. The woman on the left is wearing a cloche hat.

This photograph shows a family picnic in Melton, 1926. Their daughter remembers that outings like these were an important part of Chris Lancaster and Ruth King's courtship. Chris was an artist and not only hand tinted the photographs, but drew decorations and sketches all the way through the album. The early part of the album shows the years Ruth and Chris were courting.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Gloria Sheldon, 2006
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Picnicking
Tertiary Classification: eating
Inscriptions: Ed Anne Sofia King, Ruth, Eddie.
People Depicted: Smith, Doris; Long, Edward; King, Annie; King, Ruth; King, Edith
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Melton, Victoria, Australia, 1926
Photographer: Mr Chris Lancaster, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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