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- A Place & Date Depicted St Kilda, Australia
Digital Photograph - Memorial Card, Showing Portrait, Flowers & Text, 'In Memoriam', St Kilda, 1900 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
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Secondary Classification:||Death & Mourning|
|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.