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Digital Photograph - Mother, Two Girls & Two Boys, Dressed for Sunday Walk, Ringwood East, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 111043

Black and white photograph showing the Ellerbock family on a dirt footpath, standing next to white picket fence, on Bedford Road, Ringwood East. The photograph was taken in the summer of 1956. Anna Ellerbock and her children, Anna Jnr., Ingrid, Herb, and John Jnr. were dressed up for a Sunday afternoon walk.

The Ellerbock family immigrated from Upper Austria to Australia in 1955. They were sponsored, and their sponsors arranged for them to have temporary accommodation in Ringwood East from July 1955 to May 1956. They then settled in the area, and Mr Ellerbock was naturalised in 1961.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
Mother, two girls and two boys, in their Sunday best on a dirt footpath. There is long grass and electricity poles to the right of them, and a picket fence to the left. A row of houses stretches out along the street at left behind them.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: families, fences, houses, streetscapes, walking
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: excursions & outings
People Depicted: Ellerbock, Anna jnr.; Ellerbock, Anna snr.; Ellerbock, Herb; Ellerbock, Ingrid; Ellerbock, John jnr
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Ringwood East, Victoria, Australia, 1956

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother.
Photographer: Mr John Ellerbock

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