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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'D----n that Fly' Comical Stereograph, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 111158

Description Of Content:
This stereograph shows twin images of a comical scene of a man sprawled drunkenly in a chair in a garden, with a bottle of beer and a glass beside him. A woman tickles his face with a piece of grass or feather from behind him and he brushes at it.

This stereograph 'D---n that Fly' shows a comical scene of a man sprawled drunkenly in a chair in a garden, with a bottle of beer and a glass beside him. A woman tickles his face with a piece of grass or feather from behind him and he brushes at it. 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: D-----n that Fly.
Inscriptions: Front: (LHS): Sold only by GEORGE ROSE PUBLISHER, Melbourne. Front (bottom) 1809. D------n that Fly. 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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