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Negative - by Lilian L. Pitts, Merrigum, Victoria, circa 1910s Image Reg. No: MM 031269

Description Of Content:
'Butterly' dress'. Portrait of a young girl wearing a white hooped dress with wings attached to the back. She is sitting on a stool or small step ladder.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bandages dressings, clothing, domestic life, fancy dress costumes, insects, stools
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Medicine in Society Collection
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Female - Individuals
Tertiary Classification: children
Original Caption: MERRIGUM - ETHELWYN PITTS IN
People Depicted: Pitts, Ethelwyn
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place Depicted: Merrigum, Victoria, Australia
Photographer: Ms Lilian Pitts

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v wright Posted on 22 Sep 2013 11:45 AM
Girl sitting on small table known as a 'whatnot' table.
Also, the dress is not 'hooped' - it is sewn in layers and worn over a petticoat.

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