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Glass Negative - Edythe Ellison Harvie Standing in Garden, Melbourne, circa 1910 - 1914 Reg. No: MM 043217
- Glass plate negative portrait of Edythe Ellison Harvie standing in a garden, probably between the ages of 8 and 12 years.
It is thought that this photograph was taken by her father, studio photographer, Robert Harvie. Harvie regularly used his daughters as subjects for his photographs, a large number of which are taken in gardens, presumably at the family's various residential addresses. For the dates during which it is thought this photograph was taken, the family lived at three different addresses: 4 The Terrace, Malvern, from 1908 to 1911; 4 Inverness Ave, Malvern, from 1911 to 1913; and 27 Chanak Street, East Malvern, from 1913 onwards, however it is unclear at which address this photograph was taken.
- Glass plate negative, black and white, landscape format.
- Description Of Content:
- A young Ellison Harvie, standing in a backyard surrounded gardening equipment including a shovel and planting pots. She is dressed in a long sleeved, darkly coloured dress with her hair in pigtails. In the background there is a wooden fence covered in in ivy, a shed and a tree.
|Dimensions:||61 mm (Height), 87 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||backyards, fences, flowerpots, spades, gardens, gardening equipment, gardening, children, childhood|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|People Depicted:||Harvie, Edythe Ellison|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Date & Place Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1910-1914
Image most likely taken in the backyard of one of three residences the family lived at in Malvern during the period of 1910 - 1916, the family lived at 4 The Terrace, Malvern, from 1908 to 1911; 4 Inverness Ave, Malvern, from 1911 to 1913; and 27 Chanak Street, East Malvern, from 1913 onwards. Originally the image was assigned an estimated date range circa 1920s-1940s, however, further research into the age of Ellison indicates it was taken earlier. Ellison was born in 1902 and it is estimated that in this image she is probably between the ages of 8 and 12 years, placing the date range circa 1910-1914.
|Person Depicted:||Miss Edythe Ellison Harvie, Melbourne, circa 1910 - 1914|