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Digital Photograph - Wooden Frame & Recessed Patio, New AV Jennings 'Ironbark' House, Westmeadows, 1994 Image Reg. No: MM 110664

Colour photograph showing Alan Free's new house being built in Westmeadows, 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 frame of the house is up, showing the patio as a recessed area at the front. The photograph was taken looking from the footpath. 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:
A wooden frame of a house under construction, showing a side view, and the patio area from the footpath. There is 'instant turf' in the front yard.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Alan Free, 2006
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
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Westmeadows, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1994

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mr Alan Free
Maker of Item Depicted: AV Jennings Industries Australia Limited, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1994

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