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Negative - Beckett Family in the Backyard, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 8148

Summary:
Beckett family standing in their backyard at 180 High Street, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1898. Kate Beckett stands at the right; George sitting at the front, and Lawrence and Kathleen in the rear. Photograph by Thomas Beckett, from the roof the home.

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:
Looking down on a family group in a backyard. There is a shed in the foreground, an outside toilet at the end of the yard and washing on the line in the neighbouring backyard.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: backyards, clothes lines, domestic environment, families, gardens, horses, houses, outhouses, toilets, washing
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures 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: backyards
People Depicted: Beckett, Kate; Beckett, George; Beckett, Lawrence; Beckett, Kathleen
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1898

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