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Digital Photograph - Mother & First Baby in Kitchen, First Day at Home, Elwood, 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 110906

Description Of Content:
Mother holding a new baby in a kitchen. The woman is wearing a spotted waist-coat and shirt, and there is an ice-box behind her.

This photograph shows Patricia Von Sonnewald holding her first child, Rebecca Tira Von Sonnewald in the kitchen of her family home, Elwood, 1950. Patricia remembers: 'This would have been the day Patricia came home from hospital.' The photograph would have been taken in the Von Sonnewald's kitchen in Elwood. The icebox is visible behind her. 'It was a very hot day, Henrick turned up at the hospital with a new convertible sports car, an Austin A40, to surprise her. After he took her home, they had lunch and he took Patricia out to learn to drive it.'
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Patricia Morgan, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Patricia Morgan
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: family portraits
People Depicted: Sonnewald, Patricia; Sonnewald, Rebecca Tira
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Elwood, Victoria, Australia, 1950

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer: Mr Henrick Von Sonnewald

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