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Negative - Drawing Room, 'Sumburgh House', Coburg, Victoria, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 001712

Drawing room at Sumburgh House, Bell Street, Coburg, circa 1895. Photograph by Thomas Beckett. The Robertson family of Sumburgh house were friends of 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:
A corner of a music room containing a piano, stool and chair. There is a potted palm on the left and photographs and ornaments on top of and above the piano.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from D Marshall, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: furnishings, keyboard instruments, musical instruments, pianos, plants
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: living rooms
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Coburg, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895

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