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Negative - North Melbourne, Victoria, 1888 Image Reg. No: MM 8386

Summary:
Negative of Alexander McDonald and his family.
Description Of Content:
Alexander McDonald and his family pictured on a paved area at the back of their home. The house is weatherboard and the family have dressed up for the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Dr A Smith, 1991
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: backyards, families, gardens, houses, portraits, -1
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: exteriors
People Depicted: McDonald, Leslie; McDonald, Mary; McDonald, Alexander; McDonald, Alfred; McDonald, Ada; McDonald, Margaret
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1888

Sands & McDougall Directories list Alexander McDonald & Sons at 12 Leveson Steet, North Melbourne from 1888-1891. Earlier checks back to 1881 also confim this address. (Note:Prior to 1887 the suburb was known as Hotham).
References: Sands & McDougall's Melbourne Directories: 1881 p.166, 1884 p.251, 1887, 1888 p.260, 1889 p.331, & 1891 p.387.

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