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Digital Photograph - Mother Holding Baby on Front Verandah, Port Melbourne, 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 110978

Description Of Content:
Woman holding infant, standing on front verandah of single fronted house.

This photograph shows Agnes Ferguson holding her daughter Ethel Ferguson on the verandah of her family home, Port Melbourne, 1911. Ethel was born 7th January, 1911 in the front bedroom of the house that her mother and father rented. The Ferguson family came to Melbourne looking for work from Nagambie. Ethel's father worked for the Railways. There were seven children in the Ferguson family. The children visible in the right of the picture are not from the family.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr & Mrs Laurie & Judy Delaney, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mr Laurie and Mrs Judy Delaney
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: exteriors
People Depicted: Ferguson, Ethel Margaret; Ferguson, Agnes; other children unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1911
Photographer: Unknown

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