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Digital Photograph - Family Playing in Wading Pool in Backyard, Yarraville, December 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 110513

Colour photograph featuring the Papanastasiou family playing in a blue plastic wading pool in the backyard of their family home, Yarraville, in December 1980. The kids would frequently play in the pool on the concrete in the backyard. In the back right hand corner of the photograph their boat is just visible. Nicholas Papanastasiou often fished in Port Phillip Bay and out past the Heads.

Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
Digital image file, copied from original colour print.
Description Of Content:
A girl and two boys in swimming costumes playing in the wading pool on the concrete in a backyard. A woman is lifting a baby into the pool in the background. In the back right hand corner the boat is just visible. A bench seat is in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Andriana Papanastasiou, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Andriana Papanastasiou
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: backyards, children s play, lawns, leisure, pools, water
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: pools
Inscriptions: Greek inscription - translated: "December 80"
People Depicted: Papanastasiou, Steven; Papanastasiou, Andriana; Papanastasiou, Stefanos; Papanastasiou, Georgel; Papanastasiou, Angela
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1980

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mr Nicholas Papanastasiou

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