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Negative - Concert Group in Middle-Eastern Costume, by Lilian L. Pitts, Merrigum, Victoria, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 031373

Summary:
Part of the Lilian Louisa Pitts collection. Lilian Pitts photographed, processed and printed her photographs from about 1910. The collection is based on her life in the fruit growing and dairying community of Merrigum, a town west of Shepparton, in the Goulburn Valley. Lilian Pitts was born in 1872 and arrived in Merrigum with her family in 1893 and died in 1947.
Description Of Content:
"Merrigum - concert group" four young women dressed in 'Eastern Asian' style clothes.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: children s play, concerts, fancy dress, leisure, performances, portraits, rural life, theatrical costumes
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Original Caption: Merrigum - concert group
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place Depicted: Merrigum, Victoria, Australia
Photographer: Ms Lilian Pitts
References: Melbourne Herald, 1 January 1924, Ideal Holiday Competition
Pitts, Lillian Louisa, 'Merrigum Frank', compiled by Euan McGillivray and Matthew Nickson, Museum of Victoria, South Australia; Griffin Press Limited, 1990.
Cook, Valda Dorothy, 'Unremarkable Women? The Life and Times of Lillian Pitts, Photographer', (Honours Thesis- Monash University), 1992

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