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Digital Photograph - Holden Brothers Circus, Man Holding Baby in front of Circus Caravan, in Paddock, early 1940s Reg. No: MM 111177
- Description Of Content:
- A man holding a baby in front of a circus caravan in an open field.
This photograph shows Danny Dealma of Holden Brothers Circus, holding Francis Holden's son Frankie, early 1940s. One of the Holden brothers, Adolphus 'Dolph' jnr or Francis 'Frank', built the caravan behind them. Frank did the painting, including 'Yworrie' on the front. Melba Ryan remembers: 'Caravans in those days made of three ply, with no lining. When it rained or hailed, there was very little between you and the weather.' The location is unknown.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
|Tagged with:||holden brothers circus, circuses|
|Themes this item is part of:||Holden Brothers Circus, Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Performing Arts - Circuses|
|People Depicted:||Dealma, Danny; Holden, Frankie|
|Organisations Depicted:||Holden Brothers Circus|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, 1920s
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother's estimate.
|Photographer:||Mrs Doris Holden|
|Organisation Depicted:||Holden Brothers Circus, Australia, 1920s|