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Digital Photograph - Procession, Puppet Festival, Caulfield Community Day, 1979 Image Reg. No: MM 110805

Description Of Content:
A procession of children and adults, with some wearing costumes and others carrying hand-made puppets on poles.

This photograph shows a procession for the Puppet Festival, Caulfield Community Day, 1979. The photographer Russell Beedles was a member of CARGO, the Community Arts Resource Group. They put forward a proposal to have a puppet festival as part of the Community Day. Russell was teaching at Hawthorn Institute of Education and involved some of the art students who were doing their Graduate Diploma in education. The Community Day celebrated the International Year of the Child. The puppets were made by primary schools in the Caulfield area, with CARGO's assistance.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Russell Beedles, 2006
Contributed by Mr Russell Beedles
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Primary & Secondary Schools
Tertiary Classification: parades & street festivals
Inscriptions: Procession Caulfield Community Day Caulfield Arts Centre Indiaman Street Caulfield 9 December 1979 Photographer Russell Beedles. The Community Arts Resource Group (CARGO) received funding to stage a puppet=making event at the Caulfield Community Day, to celebrate the International year of the Child.
People Depicted: unknown
Organisations Depicted: Caulfield Arts Centre
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, 1979
Photographer: Mr Russell Beedles

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