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- A Place & Date Depicted St Kilda, Australia
Digital Photograph - Mother & Daughter on 'Moon Seat', Photo Studio, Luna Park, St Kilda, 1953 Reg. No: MM 110908
- Description Of Content:
- Portrait photograph of a mother and daughter sitting on the 'Moon Seat' back drop, Luna Park.
This novelty photograph shows Patricia Von Sonnewald with her daughter Rebecca Tira, aged 3 years old at Luna Park, on the 'Moon Seat', 1953. Patricia remembers 'The children always wanted to go to Luna Park.' Henrick Von Sonnewald, Patricia's husband and Rebecca Tira's father, had passed away a year ago. Patricia and Henrick had been in a car accident. Patricia had only just come out of hospital after a year's recuperation when she took Rebecca Tira to Luna Park.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Patricia Morgan, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Patricia Morgan
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Cultural & Social Life|
|Tertiary Classification:||excursions & outings|
|People Depicted:||Sonnewald, Patricia; Sonnewald, Rebecca Tira|
|Organisations Depicted:||Luna Park|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1953
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's memory.
Photographer Notes: The photographer is believed to be the in-house Luna Park photographer.