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Negative - Eaglehawk, Victoria, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 001890

Description Of Content:
A Masonic lodge gathering. The men stand on the left and a smaller group of women are on the right.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Kenneth E Scull, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bicycles, ceremonies, lodges
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: SOCIETIES
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

It has been suggested by a member of the public that the location of this image may be St Aidens Orphanage Bendigo. This has not yet been verified.
Creator: circa 1910

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ruth claridge Posted on 07 Jul 2012 12:51 AM
believe location grounds of St Aidens Orphanage Bendigo, and by the mens clothing a lodge group
Jan Cregan Posted on 04 Dec 2012 10:38 AM
I agree the location does look like St. Aidan's, but if so, the lodge regalia is not likely to be masonic - more likely Hibernian or one of the Irish craft lodges.
Tony Johnston Posted on 17 Feb 2013 6:48 PM
To me it looks like View St, with Rosiland Park in the background. At 14 View St, the Sandhurst Club abuts the park.
Uphill a bit is the old Bendigo Masonic Hall. Also is the Trades Hall brick building that looks very familiar with the one in the background of this photo. I wonder if this photo was taken there before the buildings were erected downhill from Trades Hall?

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