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Photograph - Picnic, Herne Bay, Kent, England, 11 Aug 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 113783

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:
Group portrait of three women and two men having a picnic in the grass at Herne Bay, Kent. The ocean is pictured in the background.
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, photography, picnics picnicking, social activities, coastal landscapes, coastlines, eating drinking, oceans, british immigration, people, brought goods
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: 'Herne Bay / Aug. 11.1929 / After dinner. Just / as they were without / me'

Printed in black ink on back of photograph: '25 820'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Herne Bay, England, Great Britain, 11 Aug 1929
Creator: Archibald Maclaurin, circa 1920s-1930s

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

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