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- A Place & Date Depicted Essendon, Australia
Digital Photograph - Boy Playing in Wheelbarrow, Front Garden, Essendon, 1949 Reg. No: MM 110830
- Description Of Content:
- An infant boy playing in a wheel-barrow in the front garden.
This photograph shows Peter Oakes aged 3, at Lyon Street Essendon, 1949. Peter is playing in a wheelbarrow in the front garden of the family home. His grandparents Albert and Eva Oakes owned or rented this house in Essendon. After World War II, Frank and Penny Oakes and their son Peter moved into the house with Frank's parents and Frank's sister Sybil. They lived together because of the post World War II housing shortage, and also because Frank, Penny and Sybil needed help starting out, after Frank and Sylvia returned from their War service.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Margaret Swan, 2006
- Contributed by Ms Margaret Swan
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Inscriptions:||Lyon Street Essendon 1949 Peter Oakes aged 3.|
|People Depicted:||Oakes, Peter|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1949|
Photographer Notes: The contributor thinks that the photographer is probably Albert Oakes.