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Digital Photograph - Boy Sitting in Nappy Bin, in Canvas Wading Pool, Backyard, Port Melbourne, 1972 Image Reg. No: MM 110588

Black and white photograph featuring Michael Lhuede, aged approximately 3, playing in a metal bucket in a green canvas wading pool. His sister Dominica, 'Nici', is behind him, wearing her mother's hat. His sister Kate Lhuede believes 'the bin was used for soaking nappies, but it features heavily in a lot of photographs of the Lhuede children.' This is thought to have been taken in the backyard of the family home, Port Melbourne, 1972.

Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
An infant boy in a bin, in a canvas wading pool in a backyard. A girl in a hat is walking near the pool, and a man can be partially glimpsed at far right.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Kate Lhuede, 2006
Contributed by Miss Kate Lhuede
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: backyards, buckets, children s play, hats, headwear, leisure, swimming pools, toys, water
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: pools
People Depicted: Lhuede, Michael; Lhuede, Dominica
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1972

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's estimate based on ages of the children in the photograph.
Photographer: Mr Ted Lhuede

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