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Digital Photograph - Two Girls, Mother & Father in Front of Hochgurtel Fountain, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 110821

Description Of Content:
Two girls, a man and woman, in front of a white fountain in a garden. The fountain has dancing putti visible and the white walls of the Royal Exhibition Building are visible.

This photograph shows Helga, Velta, Voldenar and baby Vija Tebernieks at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, 1957. Helga is pictured standing with her mother Velta and her father Voldemar Tebernieks, who is holding her baby sister Vija. They are posing in front of the Hochgurtel Fountain outside of the Royal Exhibition Building. Helga and her parents emigrated from Latvia in 1950, while Vija was born in Australia. They are all clothed in their Sunday best, enjoying a day out.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Michael Kelly, 2006
Contributed by Mr Michael Kelly
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: portraits, royal exhibition building, public gardens, fountains
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Secondary Classification: Carlton Gardens
Tertiary Classification: fountains monuments & statues
Original Caption: Family of four in front of R.E.B. fountain
Inscriptions: 115 Birss gimenei no Tebernieks gimeneo.
People Depicted: Tebernieks, Helga; Tebernieks, Velta; Tebernieks, Voldemar; Tebernieks, Vija
Organisations Depicted: Royal Exhibition Building
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1957

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Unknown


Ieva Luste Posted on 11 Jan 2015 6:46 AM
What a great surprise to find this photo - addressed to my grandmother Vilma Birss in Latvia... Thank you!

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