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Negative - Children in Fancy Dress, by Lilian L. Pitts, Merrigum, Victoria, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 031381

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 - Andrews children in fancy dress" group portrait of four children, three girls and a boy, dressed in fancy costumes.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: children s play, concerts, fancy dress, fancy dress costumes, leisure, performances, portraits, rural life
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Play
Original Caption: Merrigum - Andrews children in fancy dress
People Depicted: Andrews, John K
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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