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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'Bringing Home a Friend', Comical Stereograph, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 111148

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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
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Amusements
Tertiary Classification: stereographs
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.
People Depicted: unknown
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.
Photographer: George Rose

Professional photographer.

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