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Negative - Beckett Family Home, Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 8228

Summary:
Beckett family home at 91 Westbourne Grove, Northcote, circa 1893. The Beckett family moved in the house in early 1892 and moved to High Street, Northcote in 1895. George and Nellie Beckett lean against the front fence.

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 small children leaning against the picket fence in front of a suburban house. There is elaborate lace work on the verandah.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: children, domestic environment, gardens, houses, iron lacework, picket fences, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, 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
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: exteriors
People Depicted: Beckett, George; Beckett, Nellie
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1893
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1893

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