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Digital Photograph - Holden Brothers Circus, Man Cooking Over Fire with Woman Watching, circa 1918 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
|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|
|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.