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- A Place & Date Depicted Ringwood East, Australia
Digital Photograph - Mother, Two Girls & Two Boys playing 'Eierbecken' with Easter Eggs, Ringwood East, 1956 Reg. No: MM 111044
- Description Of Content:
- Mother, two girls and two boys are sitting at a rectangular table with decorated eggs. Mother and boy are knocking their eggs together.
This photograph shows the Ellerbock family at their kitchen table at Easter, Ringwood East, 1956. Their house was on Bedford Park Road, which is now Hill Street. The family celebrated Easter with coloured boiled eggs. Anna and her son Herb are playing 'Eierbecken', a game where the players hit each other's boiled eggs, trying to see which egg was stronger. Most of the eggs were home decorated, rather than bought chocolate eggs. At that time the Ellerbock's house was the only house in the street.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Tertiary Classification:||food & drink|
|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|