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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'Bringing Home a Friend', Comical Stereograph, circa 1900 Reg. No: MM 111148
- Description Of Content:
- This stereograph shows twin images of a man in suit, top hat, pipe and walking stick, walking another drunken/dishevelled man towards a house. A woman stands on the door-step, shaking her finger.
This stereograph shows a comic scene of two drunken/dishevelled men arriving home to a disapproving woman. This stereograph came from a collection of Melba Ryan's grandparents, Josephine and Martin Nowlan. A lot of them were bought around Federation as souvenirs. They were passed down to Melba's mother, Doris Holden, who passed them down to her.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Original Caption:||Bringing Home a Friend|
|Inscriptions:||Front (LHS): Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER, Melbourne. Front (Bottom) 2014. Bringing Home a Friend. Front (RHS): ROSES STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS COPYRIGHT.|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
Source of Date Depicted: Assistant curator's estimate, based on clothing.