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Negative - Australian Natives Association Bicycle Sports Day, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, 26 Jan 1899 Image Reg. No: MM 8176

Summary:
Australian Natives Association bicycle sports at the Exhibition Oval, Melbourne, Australia Day, 26 January 1899.

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:
The Bicycle Sports day held on Australian Natives ' Association day at the Exhibition Oval, Exhibition Building.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: athletes, cycling, racing, royal exhibition building, sport, velodromes, sports, events, royal exhibition building history of events 1879-1899, royal exhibition building sports arena
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Australian Natives Association (ANA), Melbourne, Victoria, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Sports Events
Tertiary Classification: cycling
Organisations Depicted: Exhibition Buildings
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 26 Jan 1899
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 26 Jan 1899
Organiser of Event: Australian Natives' Association (ANA), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 Jan 1899

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