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Digital Photograph - Wooden Frame & Windows of New AV Jennings 'Ironbark' House, Westmeadows, 1994 Image Reg. No: MM 110662

Summary:
Colour photograph showing Alan Free's new house being built in Westmeadows, February 1994.

This is one of a series of seven photographs taken by Allan Free to mark the stages of building his new home. In this image, the wooden frame has been put up, and windows are starting to be installed. The garage is to the right, brick walls are coming up, and spouting has been installed. The house was ready for occupation on 25 October 1994.

AV Jennings designed and built the house, in the 'Ironbark style'. It was selected off a plan. The neighbourhood was vacant land before AV Jennings built a development with 43 homes on the subdivision. Previously the land had been set aside for a primary school. Alan Free's wife and daughter chose the house. Alan worked for the airlines, and when his family visited they realised they were facing Gellibrand Hill and could see the planes flying over head, and so chose the house block for him, on a corner site.
Description Of Content:
The wooden frame going up and windows installed on a new house. There is a man wearing a hat standing in the window, waving. A street sign is at front left, and a tree and a shipping container at front right. A pile of bricks sits in front of the house. A sign is in the window advertising "A & L Windows".
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Alan Free, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr Alan Free
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: construction sites
Organisations Depicted: AV Jennings
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Westmeadows, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1994

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mrs Noreen Free, Westmeadows, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1994
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: AV Jennings Industries Australia Limited, Westmeadows, Victoria, Australia, 1994

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