Glass Negative - Woman & Girl Standing in Garden, Australia, circa 1890s - 1920s Image Reg. No: MM 043226

Glass plate negative portrait of a woman and young girl standing in a garden, in front of a building, presumably a house. For an image of the same porch, see MM 043406.

It is thought this photograph was taken Robert William Harvie. Harvie was a professional photographer who, with his business partner Albert Sutcliffe, owned a photography studio named Harvie & Sutcliffe between 1898 and 1908, located in the Cromwell Buildings, 366a Bourke Street, corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne.

The Harvie Collection includes examples of Robert Harvie's private and professional photographic practice. A number of the photographs depict the family life of four generations of the Harvie family, including the Lang family.

The Harvie and Lang families had social significance in Melbourne through their active involvement in early Australian vegetarian movements, early moving film, photography and architecture, as well as various other cultural societies and clubs in Melbourne.
Glass plate negative, black and white, portrait format.
Description Of Content:
A woman standing next to a young girl in garden, in front of a house or verandah.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 106 mm (Height), 80 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: clothing, gardens, plants, families, children, verandahs, childhood
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Recreation
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1890 - 1920

Originally the image was assigned an estimated date range circa 1920s-1940s, however, further research into the collection indicates a date range circa 1890s-1920s.
Creator (Possible): Mr Robert Harvie, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1890 - 1920

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