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Negative - Backyard Air Raid Shelter, Essendon, Victoria, 1942 Image Reg. No: MM 7945

Description Of Content:
An air raid shelter in a backyard. It is protected by sandbags. There is a vegetable garden on the left and a chicken run on the right.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from John A McCague, 1990
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: air raid shelters, backyards, farm animals, gardens, poultry, world war ii 1939-1945, military forces
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: air raid precautions
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1942

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