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Digital Photograph - Four Boys Eating Dinner in Family Room, Strathmore, 1985 Image Reg. No: MM 110859

Colour photograph showing the photographer's four sons, John, Gordon, Paul and David Symons in the sunroom/family room in their house, eating dinner, at Strathmore, spring 1985.

The photographer Judy Archer's plate is visible at the table where she stepped back to take the photograph. Their father was no longer with them. Judy was raising her sons as a single mother and training for the ministry, attending university and living on the single parent's pension. Paul and David were working, and John and Gordon were still at school.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original colour print.
Description Of Content:
Four boys sitting on wooden chairs around a circular wooden table with a table cloth on it, eating dinner in the sun-room of their family home. A fifth plate with dinner on it sits on the table with an empty chair in front of it. The walls of the room are wood panelled, and orange curtains hang on the windows.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Judy Archer, 2006
Contributed by Ms Judy Archer
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: dinners, domestic environment, families, houses
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: dining rooms
Inscriptions: Spring 1985
People Depicted: Symons, John; Symons, Gordon; Symons, Paul; Symons, David
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Strathmore, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Photographer: Ms Judy Archer

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