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Digital Photograph - Holden Brothers Circus, Man Cooking Over Fire with Woman Watching, circa 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 111185

Description Of Content:
A man crouching over a fire, cooking in a frying pan, with a woman standing behind.

This photograph shows a man cooking over a fire at the camp site for Holden Brothers Circus, circa 1918. Adolphus Holden is cooking, and Florence his wife is standing behind. The 'Big Top' tent is going up in the background. The kerosene tins on the fire are boiling up drinking water. According to the family: 'Florence would go into town and get meat from the butchers, and made stew for everyone.' The location is unknown.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Dennis Ryan, 2006
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: holden brothers circus
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: campsites
People Depicted: Holden, Adolphus; Holden, Florence
Organisations Depicted: Holden Brothers Circus
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1918

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's mother's estimate.
Photographer: Unknown

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