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Photograph - Picnic, St Osyth, Essex, England, circa 1929 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
|Dimensions:||45 mm (Height), 67 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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.'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Essex, England, Great Britain, circa 1929|
|Creator:||Archibald Maclaurin, circa 1920s-1930s
|User:||Archibald Maclaurin, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1928-1967|