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Negative - Wando Vale, Victoria, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 003233

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:
A tennis match by the Wando Vale Hall. The umpire is seated on a fence in front of a buggy and a player is standing by the net.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Eric McDonald, 1986
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: halls, horsedrawn vehicles, leisure, recreation, social activities, sport, sporting competitions, tennis, umbrellas, water tanks, closer settlement scheme
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Tennis
Tertiary Classification: games
People Depicted: McGrath, Mr; McDonald, Malcolm
Organisations Depicted: Wando Vale Hall
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Wando Vale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
References: Chris McConville, 1988. Mum and Dad Made History, Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

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