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Negative - Carwarp, Victoria, circa 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 5322

Description Of Content:
Three women, one holds a teddy bear and one a doll dressed as a soldier. The third woman appears to be crocheting a rug. They are seated in front of a pile of Mallee roots and there is a corrugated iron shed behind that.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Florence Beaton, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: dolls, fences, mallee roots, toys
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Recreation
Organisations Depicted: Sunny Hill Farm
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Carwarp, Mallee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1935


Christine Kenyon Posted on 20 Mar 2015 4:57 PM
The three people in this photograph are
Edna Birkin (L), Edith Birkin (centre) and Florence McNabb (later Beaton) (R). They are at Sunshine Farm, Carwarp and the photo was taken in 1940. The shed was built in 1920 to house the new Ford. This photo is in a book 'A Woman's Work' written by Flo in 1985 about her mother, Clara McNabb (nee Birkin). Flo was my father's cousin. Flo was a gifted needle-worker and won many medals at the Royal Melbourne Show. Sunshine Farm was taken up, as a selection, in 1913 but is no longer in the family.

I stumbled on this photo looking for information about Wahgunyah Railway Station.


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