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Digital Photograph - Rose's Stereoscopic Views, 'D----n that Fly' Comical Stereograph, circa 1900 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
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|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.|
|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.