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Negative - Housekeeper & Servants, 'Chelmer', St Kilda Road, South Yarra, Victoria, 1907 Image Reg. No: MM 8189

Summary:
Housekeeper and domestic staff at 'Chelmer', residence of Thomas Beckett at 340 St Kilda Road, South Yarra, 1907. The housekeeper is probably Olive Moore. Photograph by Thomas Beckett.

PPart 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:
A man and two women, they were the domestic staff at 'Chelmer'. There is a dog and a kennel on the left (see also MM 008145).
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: backyards, dog kennels, dogs, domestic animals, domestic environment, pets, servants
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Organisations Depicted: 'Chelmer'
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1907
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1907

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