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Digital Photograph - Memorial Card, Showing Portrait, Flowers & Text, 'In Memoriam', St Kilda, 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 111065

Description Of Content:
Memorial card of John Kelly, showing portrait, flowers and text, 'In Memoriam'.

This is a memorial card for John Kelly, who died on Christmas Day, 1900. He was a resident of St Kilda for 33 years, running a saddlery business. John Kelly came to Australia from Ireland with his brothers and sister Peter, Michael and Elizabeth in 1864. After three years he set up his saddlery business in St Kilda. He ran the business until he died. The business kept going until 2000 when his grandson Matthew Kelly jnr. died. He had made harnesses for the Clydesdales for Carlton & United Breweries.
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
Primary Classification: CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS
Secondary Classification: Death & Mourning
Tertiary Classification: cards
Inscriptions: Front: In Memoriam de Pinna Copyright 107 Acland St Kilda
People Depicted: Kelly, John
Format: Digital Still Image: Sepia; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 1900

The portrait of John Kelly shows him in front of his business in High Street. Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's knowledge of the date of John Kelly's death.
Photographer: De Pinna

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