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- A Place Depicted Merrigum, Australia
Negative - Two Boys Playing 'King of the Log', by Lilian L. Pitts, Merrigum, Victoria, circa 1915 Reg. No: MM 031276
- 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 - Church picnic - Frank Stephenson and Ken Andrews (pillow fight)" two boys sit straddled on a beam mounted betwen two posts. They hold stuffed sacks behind their heads. A group of children are gathered around watching.
|Tagged with:||children s play, fences, leisure, pillow fights, portraits, recreation, recreation activities, rural life, sacks, sport|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Outdoor Activities|
|Original Caption:||Merrigum - church picnic - Frank Stephenson and Ken Andrews (pillow fight)|
|People Depicted:||Andrews, John K; Stephenson, Frank|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White|
|Place Depicted:||Merrigum, Victoria, Australia|
|Photographer:||Ms Lilian Pitts|
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