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Negative - Women in Front of John A. Carson's Home, Footscray, Victoria, 1884-1886 Image Reg. No: MM 5338

Negative of the home of a John A Carson.
Description Of Content:
A woman standing in front of a house. There are trees on either side of the path, a picket fence and a vine growing by the front door.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Gladys Hope, 1988
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: gardens, picket fences
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: exteriors
People Depicted: Carson, Ellen
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 1884-1886

Information from image contributor suggested a date of 1884. Sands & McDougall shows that John A. Carson lived in Victoria Street, Footscray in 1885 and 1886. The family may have lived there in 1884 as the diectories were not always up to date.
References: Sands & McDougall's Melbourne Directories: 1883 p.373; 1884 p.396; 1885 p.427; 1886 p. 447.

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