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

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:
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
Acknowledgement:
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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