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Negative - George & Lawrence Beckett Woodworking, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 8184

George Beckett using a hand drill while Lawrence Beckett watches, in the backyard of the Beckett family home at 180 High Street, Northcote, circa 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:
Two boys woodworking. One is using a hand held drill. There is a large cockatoo on a perch behind them. This photograph was taken in the backyward of the Beckett residence, 'Alma', High Street, Northcote, Melbourne.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian native animals, birds, carpenters, cockatoos, tools
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Construction
Tertiary Classification: workshop fittings
People Depicted: Beckett, George; Beckett, Lawrence
Organisations Depicted: 'Alma'
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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