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Digital Image - Family Camping at Phillip Island, Victoria, 1951 Image Reg. No: MM 123073

Summary:
Photograph taken during a family camping trip to Phillip Island in late 1951. The photograph shows the donor and her younger sister beside the family car. Her father shot rabbits for eating during the trip. He would clean them, and the donor would cook them.

The digital image was taken from an original black and white 7 x 11 print.
Description:
Digital Image
Description Of Content:
Young woman and girl (her sister) setting up a camp site at Phillip Island. In the background is the family car and camping trailer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 2011
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70 mm (Height), 114 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of original prints

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Tagged with: recreation activities, camping, road transport, holiday resorts, holidaying, camping trailers, sisters
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Camping & Caravanning
Tertiary Classification: campsites
Format: Digital Still Image: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia, 1951

Comments

Gaye Cleeland Posted on 10 Apr 2012 4:01 PM
Family consensus is that this image is 'almost certainly Wilsons Promontory. Taken from about the car park at Lilly Pilly Gully, looking south towards Mt Oberon'.

Regards

Gaye Cleeland (Phillip Island)

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