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Digital Photograph - Two Women with Parasols with Boy & Girl Picnicking in Grass, Ferntree Gully, circa 1928 Image Reg. No: MM 110798

Description Of Content:
Two women with parasols, a boy and a girl picnicking in long grass on a hill.

This photograph shows Elizabeth Fowler and her son Fred, with family friends in Ferntree Gully, circa 1928. According to the family 'Beth was raising Fred as a single mother, because his father was killed on the Western Front in World War I, when Fred was an infant. She raised Fred while her sister Jean was also raising her son Jack alone. Beth came out with Fred to Australia, after the rest of her family migrated, and Fred and Jack were raised together.'
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Russell Beedles, 2006
Contributed by Mr Russell Beedles
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Picnicking
Tertiary Classification: group portraits
Inscriptions: Elizabeth Fowler (nee Beedles) (left) and her son Fred Fowler (centre) with family friends. Ferntree Gully Melbourne. C. 1928.
People Depicted: Fowler, Elizabeth; Fowler, Fred; other people unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia, circa 1928
Photographer: Unknown

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