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- A Place & Date Depicted Glenroy, Australia
Digital Photograph - One Boy & Three Girls Holding Christmas Stockings, Lounge Room, Glenroy, 1966 Reg. No: MM 110562
- Description Of Content:
- One boy and three girls, in their pyjamas or night gowns, holding Christmas stockings in front of a fireplace, in lounge room.
This photograph shows the Dominiewski children, Peter, Joanne, Carolyn and Michele, in front of the mantle piece, Glenroy, Christmas Eve 1966. It was taken in the lounge room of their family home. Michele remembers that this 'was a Dominiewski family tradition. As is the Polish way they would celebrate Christmas Eve with a large dinner and opening of presents from overseas. Then the children would hang their stockings on the mantle piece before bed.'
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Michele Dore, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Michele Dore
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Original Caption:||Xmas Eve 66|
|Inscriptions:||Michele 9. Peter 8. Joanne 6. Carolyn 4 / Xmas Eve .66.|
|People Depicted:||Dominiewski, Peter; Dominiewski, Joanne; Dominiewski, Carolyn; Dominiewski, Michele|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Glenroy, Victoria, Australia, 24 Dec 1966|
|Photographer:||Mr Robert Dominiewski|