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Photograph - Picnic, St Osyth, Essex, England, circa 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 113778

One of ninety three images from a photograph album brought to Australia by Archibald Gordon Maclaurin when he migrated in 1928. It includes early photos of his pre-migration trips to France, as well as photos he added once in Australia, including photos sent to him by family in England, and images from his migration journey.
Monochrome silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Two women and a man sitting on a picnic blanket in the grass at St Osyth, Essex.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jocelyn Maclaurin, 2004
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 45 mm (Height), 67 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: recreation, families, immigration, portraits, smoking, photography, picnics picnicking, pipes, british immigration, people, brought goods, blankets
Themes this item is part of: Archibald Gordon Maclaurin, English Migrant, 1928, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Picnicking
Tertiary Classification: group portraits
Inscriptions: Printed in grey ink on back of photograph: 'VELOX.' [repeated]

Hand written in black ink on back of photograph: 'M. H. N. Same day as / the other one. / Harold, when taking his (with my camera) / held the camera on one side. I / prefered to see the corn. / We had just had dinner. / always feeding.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Essex, England, Great Britain, circa 1929
Creator: Archibald Maclaurin, circa 1920s-1930s

Of Album
User: Archibald Maclaurin, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1967

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