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Digital Photograph - Six Boys in Backyard with Trampoline, Motorbike & Bicycle, Strathmore, 1981 Image Reg. No: MM 110862

Description Of Content:
Six boys 'messing about ' in the backyard. Three are standing making faces, and three are sitting on bikes or a trampoline laughing.

This photograph shows John and Dave Symons and friends, in the backyard of their family home, Strathmore, February or March 1981. The photograph was taken in autumn. The photographer, their mother Judy Archer remembers 'Her marriage had just broken up. The boys hung around, were always together. They liked to work on their motor bikes and push bikes, etc.' One of the boys, Bernard Parsons is probably sitting on Judy's motor bike.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Ms Judy Archer, 2006
Contributed by Ms Judy Archer
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: backyards
Inscriptions: 81 Autumn late summer
People Depicted: Symons, John; Mahoney, Gerard; unknown boy; Canon, Stephen; Parsons, Bernard; Symons, Dave
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Strathmore, Victoria, Australia, 1981
Photographer: Ms Judy Archer

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