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Digital Photograph - Family Celebrating Son's Graduation, Melbourne University, 1959 Image Reg. No: MM 110800

Description Of Content:
A man, a woman and a young girl standing with a youth who is in University graduate's robes. The woman is wearing a hat and gloves.

This photograph shows Jack, Rosemary, Russell & Anne Beedles, outside the Union Building University of Melbourne after the graduation ceremony in Wilson hall where Russell was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary Degree) 1959. Russell remembers: 'Everyone was very excited.' He was the first person in the family to have gone to University and graduated. His mother Anne is carrying the family Box Brownie camera in a shoulder bag, 'the source of most of the family photographs in the collection.'
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: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Tertiary Institutions
Tertiary Classification: graduation
Inscriptions: Graduation. Jack, Rosemary, Russell & Anne Beedles Outside the Union Building University of Melbourne after the graduation ceremony in Wilson hall where Russell was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary Degree) 1959 Photographer: David Fell 'City' Studios 282 Collins Street Melbourne
People Depicted: Beedles, Jack; Beedles, Rosemary; Beedles, Russell; Beedles, Anne
Organisations Depicted: University of Melbourne
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1959

Place Depicted Notes: Union Building, University of Melbourne.
Photographer: David Fell City Studios

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