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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 45 mm (Height), 67 mm (Width)

More information

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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