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Digital Photograph - Woman Hanging out Laundry, Caulfield, 1968 Image Reg. No: MM 110778

Description Of Content:
Woman hanging out laundry, pegging underpants to the clothes line.

This photograph shows Jean Brock hanging out the laundry in the backyard of her family home, Caulfield, October 1968. The photographer Russell Beedles was friends with her son, John Brock and while visiting his family took a photograph of John's mother Jean hanging out the laundry. John Brock was a friend of the photographer Russell Beedle's, and he was an artist and teacher. Russell met John while teaching at Warrnambool. John's father had a darkroom in the back of his garage and taught Russell how to develop and print photographs.
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: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Laundering - Drying
Tertiary Classification: equipment
Original Caption: Laundry
Inscriptions: Laundry. Jean Brock at the clothes line, in the backyard of 35 Marara Road, Caulfield, Melbourne / October 1968 / Photographer: Russell Beedles.
People Depicted: Brock, Jean
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1968

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

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