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Digital Photograph - Postcard, Girl Dressed for First Holy Communion, Williamstown, 1929 Reg. No: MM 111060
- Description Of Content:
- Studio portrait of girl dressed for her First Holy Communion, in a white dress and veil. Her veil is held around her head like a cap with ribbon. She is standing by a chair to right and carrying a book in her hand.
This photograph shows Margaret Hogarty, dressed for her First Holy Communion, in Williamstown, 1929. Her First Communion took place in St Mary's Catholic Church Williamstown. She was eight years old. According to her daughter Elizabeth Kelly, Margaret was born in Dublin, she came to Australia when she was 1 1/2, one of seven children.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Elizabeth Kelly, 2006
- Contributed by Ms Elizabeth Kelly
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Secondary Classification:||Confirmation & First Communion|
|Inscriptions:||Margaret Hogarty My First Communion 1929 (handwritten on reverse) POST CARD CORRESPONDENCE & ADDRESS ONLY KODAK AUSTRALIA (printed on reverse)) N P Murphy 6 David st Surrey Hills Builder Contractor (in pencil, crossed out)|
|People Depicted:||Hogarty, Margaret|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 1929|