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Negative - Acting Governor at Town Hall, Northcote, Victoria, 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 8216

Summary:
A crowd welcomes the Acting Governor of Victoria to the Northcote Town Hall, August 1895. Photograph taken 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:
A visit by the Acting Governor of Victoria to the Northcote Town Hall. The Northcote Post and Telegraph Offices are on the left.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: delivery carts, governors, horsedrawn vehicles, post offices, public events, state government of victoria, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Organisations Depicted: Northcote Town Hall; Northcote Post & Telegraph Office
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1895
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1895

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