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- A Place & Date Depicted Mornington, Australia
Digital Photograph - Family Camping Trip, Mornington, 1954 Reg. No: MM 110445
- Description Of Content:
- Family group sitting under beach umbrella in front of a tent. There is a car to the left hand side.
This photograph shows the Sheldon family and Gloria Lancaster, Arthur Sheldon's fiancee, camping at Mornington, 1954. Gloria remembers that this was not a special camping ground, just 'a spot under the trees a bit inland away from the beach'. The family usually went away for Christmas, sometimes Port Fairy, sometimes Mornington and other places. Arthur's sister and brother in law, the Condicks, had a large trailer that they used to transport most of the camping gear. Three people slept in a tent. Gloria slept in the Vauxhall family car in a collapsible back seat. 'Grandma' Sheldon cooked over an open wooden fire.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Gloria Sheldon, 2006
- Contributed by Gloria M. Sheldon
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Camping & Caravanning|
|People Depicted:||Sheldon, Arthur; Sheldon, Ellen; Sheldon, Coral; Lancaster; Gloria|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mornington, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Open camping ground, inland from the beach.
|Photographer:||Mr Arthur Sheldon|