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Negative - Warders, Pentridge Prison, Coburg, Victoria, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 7072

Summary:
Warders at Pentridge Prison, Coburg, circa 1910. Photograph by Thomas Beckett.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
Warders at His Majesty's Prison, Pentridge. The jail is in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs V. Edwards, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: gaols jails, prison wardens, prisons, pentridge, pentridge prisoners, thomas abram newsom, frank davies
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Secondary Classification: Prisons
Organisations Depicted: Pentridge H M P
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Coburg, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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anne silverson Posted on 01 Feb 2012 9:13 PM
a relative -edwin mathias bullard Shore was a warden at pentridge prison from around 1889 to 1910 - would you have any photos or document to verify this thank regards anne

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