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Negative - Friendly Society Games, Domain Gardens, South Yarra, Victoria, Apr 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 8169

Summary:
The Friendly Society Games, Domain Gardens, Melbourne, April 1898.

Photograph by 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:
Marquees set up in parklands for the Friendly Society Games. Government House is in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: festivals, games, government houses, public gardens, rotundas, tents
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: SOCIETIES
Secondary Classification: Friendly
Tertiary Classification: recreation
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 09 Apr 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 09 Apr 1898

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