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Digital Photograph - Family Standing outside Californian Bungalow, Pascoe Vale, circa 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 110595

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An adult family standing outside Californian Bungalow. There is a concrete fountain on the lawn, centre foreground.

This photograph shows the Piggott family outside their house in Pascoe Vale, circa 1950. The house is no longer standing, as it was compulsorily acquired for the Bell Street Exit of the Tullamarine Freeway. The family were very shocked to be losing their home. Elsie and William Piggott had come to the area from Port Fairy during the Depression and spent their lives building this security. When the house was acquired they were not given enough money and had to borrow money from their daughter Rita to buy another home.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Susan Sutton, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Susan Sutton
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: pascoe vale, 525 lygon street
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: exteriors
Inscriptions: Rita Piggott / Elsie ' / ? / Bill Piggott / 3 Moonee Street / Pascoe Vale
People Depicted: Piggott, Rita Gwendoline; Piggot, Elsie Victoria; unknown woman; Piggot, William Archibald
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's estimate based on the age of the people in the photograph.
Photographer: Unknown

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