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Negative - Family Outside Weatherboard Cottage, Durham Lead, Victoria, circa 1885 Image Reg. No: MM 000046

Description Of Content:
A group of men, women and children in front of a small house. The women and young girls are wearing dresses, and the men and young boys are wearing jackets. The water tank is made from plain metal rather than corrugated iron, and there are several buckets placed next to it. The door is in the centre of the house, and there are two large windows on either side. The chimney is on the left of the house.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from G. Vincent, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: buckets, cooking utensils, furnishings, houses, water tanks, windows, chimneys, doors, fashions, dresses
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Domestic Life
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Durham Lead, Victoria, Australia, circa 1885


Ros Coffey Posted on 15 Jan 2011 5:30 PM
Photo could have been taken by J.W.H.Austin (my g-g-grandfather) a photographer of the time who lived in Durham Lead.

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