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Digital Photograph - Baby in Wooden Playpen, Backyard, Kew, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 110698

Description Of Content:
A baby in his wooden play-pen, on the back verandah. He seems to be trying to give someone something over the pen.

This photograph shows Peter Schlesinger, aged 18 months in his playpen at Kew, April 1954. The wooden playpen is in the backyard at the Schlesinger family home outside the kitchen window. His sister Judy remembers this was 'a good way to be sure that you knew where your toddler was.'
Contributed by Mrs Judy Munro
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Frank Schlesinger, German Jewish Migrant & Internee, 1940
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Child Rearing
Tertiary Classification: play equipment
Inscriptions: Pete 18 mths April 1954 363T
People Depicted: Schlesinger, Peter
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Kew, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1954
Photographer: Mr Frank Schlesinger

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