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Digital Photograph - Holden Brothers Circus, Two Girls Practice Tumbling on a Mat with 'Big Top' behind, Inverloch, late 1940s Image Reg. No: MM 111182

Description Of Content:
Two girls practicing tumbling on a mat in the open, with 'Big Top' behind them.

This photograph shows Melba Holden (right) and Audrey Holden (bending backwards) of Holden Brothers Circus. They are practicing a tumbling routine in costume, Inverloch, late 1940s. Melba remembers: 'If you were ever practicing, you would put on what you would perform in, so you knew how it would work in your performance.' This was the same Inverloch tour as MM111181
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
Discipline: History

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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
Tertiary Classification: performers
People Depicted: Holden, Melba; Holden, Audrey
Organisations Depicted: Holden Brothers Circus
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Inverloch, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, late 1940s

Source of Date Depicted: Assistant curator's estimate based on the age of Melba Holden pictured in this photograph.
Photographer: Mrs Doris Holden
Organisation Depicted: Holden Brothers Circus, Inverloch, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, late 1940s

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