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Digital Photograph - Girl Sitting on Bonnet of Toy Car, Boy in Driver's Seat, Glenroy, 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 110568

Black and white photograph showing Michele Dominiewski and her friend Wally Gilinski with a peddle car, in Glenroy, 1960.

Michele remembers: 'All the children in the street played together, almost exclusively from migrant Slavic families.' Here Michele, aged about 2 years and 9 months, is playing with Wally, who was one of the neighbours' boys.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
A girl sitting on bonnet of a toy car, with a boy in the drivers seat. The boy is wearing a sun hat. The car is painted with the words 'LIGHTNING'. The children and car are on an unmade road. To the right are electricity poles and a street of houses.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Michele Dore, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Michele Dore
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: bonnets, cars, children s play, houses, migrants, toys
Themes this item is part of: Post World War II Immigration in Photographs, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Action Toys
Tertiary Classification: riding
Inscriptions: Michele 2 3/4 years
People Depicted: Dominiewski, Michele; Gilinski, Wally
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Glenroy, Victoria, Australia, 1960

Source of Date Depicted: Based on the age of the girl in the photograph who was born in 1957.
Photographer: Mr Robert Dominiewski

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