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Digital Photograph - One Boy & Three Girls Holding Christmas Stockings, Lounge Room, Glenroy, 1966 Image 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
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Michele Dore
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Christmas
Tertiary Classification: presents
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

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