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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'A Lesson in Arithmetic', Comical Stereograph, circa 1900 Reg. No: MM 111150
- Description Of Content:
- This stereograph shows twin images of a girl in a white dress and sun-hat standing with a 'pointer' in front of a black board, mimicking a teacher, in a suburban garden. Two small boys are watching as her 'pupils'.
This stereograph shows a girl with a blackboard and pointer 'teaching' two boys arithmetic in a suburban backyard with toys replicating a play 'school room'. 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 Lesson in Arithmetic|
|Inscriptions:||Front (LHS): ROSES STEREOSCOPIC VIEWs COPYRIGHT. Front (bottom) 895. A Lesson in Arithemtic. 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.