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Digital Photograph - Men & Women Sunbathing, Abbott Street Beach, Sandringham, 1970 Image Reg. No: MM 110766

Description Of Content:
Men and women sun-bathing in crowd at beach.

This photograph shows the crowds at Abbott Street Beach, Sandringham, 1970. The foreground features sunbathers lying on beach, and there are beach umbrellas in the background. The view is towards Red Bluff and Half Moon Bay. The photographer Russell Beedles used to go this beach with friends as it was 'the place to be', and as usual, had his camera, and was able to capture the busy beach scene.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Russell Beedles, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr Russell Beedles
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Sunbathing
Tertiary Classification: beaches
Original Caption: The place to be seen
Inscriptions: The Place to be Seen. (1) The beach at Abbott Street, Sandringham. February 1970. Photographer: Russell Beedles.
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1970

Source of Date Depicted: Photographer's records.
Photographer: Mr Russell Beedles

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