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Digital Photograph - One Boy & Two Girls in Canvas Wading Pool, Backyard, Kew, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110696

Black and white photograph featuring Judy Schlesinger, Vivien (surname unknown) and an unknown boy in a wading pool in the backyard of the Schlesinger's family home in Kew, 1954. Judy remembers 'It was a canvas wading pool, with wooden pegs in each corner to keep it stable. That was how you cooled off in summer.'

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:
Two girls and a boy standing in a rectangular wading pool, on the lawn in a leafy backyard with trees. A toddler is standing at the front of the pool with their back to the camera. A person can be glimpsed at front right of the pool.
Contributed by Mrs Judy Munro
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: backyards, children s play, leisure, swimming, swimming pools, water
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Frank Schlesinger, German Jewish Migrant & Internee, 1940
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: pools
Inscriptions: 1954 Canvas wading pool Backyard @ 59 Princess St Kew
People Depicted: unknown boy; Schlesinger, Judy; (surname unknown), Vivien
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Kew, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Photographer: Mr Frank Schlesinger

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