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Negative - Wando Vale, Victoria, 1923 Image Reg. No: MM 002809

Summary:
According to Chris McConville in Mum and Dad Made History (1988), under the Closer Settlement Act the government bought up and subdivided large properties in the Wando Vale area, and hundreds of families came to settle in the area.
Description Of Content:
Members of the Wando Vale (?) Football team. A school building is in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Terence Davidson, 1986
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: football, leisure, recreation, social activities, sport, sporting clubs, closer settlement scheme
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Australian Rules Football
Tertiary Classification: players
Inscriptions: Hand written in black along bottom of the photograph: "1922"
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Wando Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1923
References: Chris McConville, 1988. Mum and Dad Made History, Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

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Kate Paterson Posted on 07 Mar 2013 12:22 PM
The building behind is most likely the Wando Vale Mechanic's Institute Hall (1903), not the school. The Hall was located on the same recreation reserve as the sports ground.

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