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- A Place & Date Depicted Merrigum, Australia
Negative - Children in Billy Cart, by Lilian L. Pitts, Merrigum, Victoria, circa 1910 Reg. No: MM 031548
- 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 - Andrews children in billy cart" portrait of four children in a 'car' made from packing cases and tin cans.
|Tagged with:||billy carts, children s play, crates, fences, houses, leisure, portraits, recreation activities, rural life, toys, verandahs, toys10|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Original Caption:||Merrigum - Andrews children in billy cart|
|People Depicted:||Andrews, John K|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Merrigum, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|
|Photographer:||Ms Lilian Pitts, circa 1910|
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