Search the collections
Where is it from?
- A Place & Date Depicted Collingwood, Australia
Digital Photograph - Woman Pushing Baby in Pram & Carrying Shopping, Collingwood, early 1930s Reg. No: MM 110440
- Description Of Content:
- Woman pushing baby in unusual wicker pram with only one handle, as she walks down footpath, with shops behind her. Woman is also carrying shopping in bag in her left hand.
This photograph shows Ruth Lancaster and her baby Gloria, walking outside the Post Office on Smith Street, Collingwood in the early 1930s. Ruth used to regularly go shopping in Smith Street, and is carrying a bag full of things she has bought. The photograph was probably taken by a street photographer.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Gloria Sheldon, 2006
- Contributed by Gloria M. Sheldon
|Tagged with:||shopping centres, post offices, post boxes, prams, handbags, hats, babies, motherhood|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Child Rearing|
|Inscriptions:||Gloria, Ruth Lancaster|
|People Depicted:||Lancaster, Ruth; Lancaster, Gloria|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1933
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's estimate based on the age of the child in the photograph.
Probably a professional street photographer.