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Digital Photograph - Postcard, Girl Dressed for First Holy Communion, Williamstown, 1929 Image 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
Discipline: History

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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
Tertiary Classification: clothing
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
Photographer: Unknown

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