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- A Place & Date Depicted Croydon, Australia
Digital Photograph - Family Among Crowds at Croydon Swimming Pool, 1964 Reg. No: MM 111049
- Colour photograph featuring the Ellerbock family and friends in swimming costumes at Croydon Swimming Pool, 1964. The family had travelled by train from Ringwood East.
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.
Photograph collected as part of Melbourne's Biggest Family Album in 2006.
- Digital image file, copied from original colour print.
- Description Of Content:
- Man with two boys and four girls, in swimming costumes, standing on grass. There is a public pool with crowd behind them, and Mount Dandenong in the background. Lights on tall poles are located around the pool.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford, 2006
- Contributed by Mrs Ingrid Cuttiford
|Tagged with:||children s play, lawns, leisure, swimming pools, water|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|People Depicted:||Handerek, Liz; Handerek, Johhny; Ellerbock, Ingrid; Ellerbock, Liz; Ellerbock, Hanne; Ellerbock, Ron; Ellerbock, John snr|
|Organisations Depicted:||Croydon Swimming Pool|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Croydon, Victoria, Australia, 1964
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother.