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Digital Photograph - Woman & Four Children in Party Hats in front of Birthday Cake, Dining Room, Glenroy, 1963 Image Reg. No: MM 110564

Description Of Content:
A woman and four children in party hats, sitting in front of a 'lit' birthday cake and table full of party food. The room is dark for the candles and illuminated by camera flash. The woman is holding a baby.

This photograph shows a birthday celebration in the Dominiewski family, with the lights out and the birthday candles lit on the cake, Glenroy, 1963. Michele remembers that 'Every birthday was celebrated with a sponge cake topped with the wooden candle train. Because the parents had immigrated to Australia, no extended family attended these parties. It was just the parents and the kids.' Michele still has the wooden train.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Michele Dore, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Michele Dore
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Birthdays
Tertiary Classification: parties
Original Caption: Michele's 6th Birthday Party
Inscriptions: Michele's 6th Birthday Party 1963 / Peter 4. Joanne 2. Carolyn 6 months
People Depicted: Dominiewski, Michele; Dominiewski, Peter; Dominiewski, Carolyn; Dominiewski, Joanne; Dominiewski, Janet
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Glenroy, Victoria, Australia, 1963
Photographer: Mr Robert Dominiewski

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