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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'A Pair of Drawers', Comical Stereograph, circa 1900 Reg. No: MM 111149
- Description Of Content:
- This stereograph shows twin images of a man appearing to pull a tooth from a grimacing woman's mouth, while another man in the foreground is bent over with a weight. A pair of 'drawers'- women's underwear- hang on the line behind them.
This stereograph shows two men apparently trying to remove ('draw') a tooth from a grimacing woman, in a suburban backyard. A pair of 'drawers' hangs on the line behind them. 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:||A Pair of Drawers|
|Inscriptions:||Front (LHS): ROSES STEREOSCOPIC VIEWs COPYRIGHT. Front (bottom) 888. A Pair of Drawers. Front (RHS): Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER, Melbourne.|
|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.