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Glass Negative - Kathleen Beckett, One Day Old, Northcote, Victoria, 27 May 1892 Image Reg. No: MM 030058

Portrait of Kathleen Beckett in a clam shell, when one day old, 27 May 1892. Kathleen Beckett was born on 26 May 1872 at her home in Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria. Her father Thomas Beckett was the doctor presiding at the birth, and he took the photo the following day.

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:
One day old Kathleen Beckett cradled in a large clam shell.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: cradles, infants, sea shells
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)
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Individuals
Tertiary Classification: infants
Original Caption: KATHLEEN, 1 DAY OLD. ( P )
People Depicted: Beckett, Kathleen
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 27 May 1892
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, 27 May 1892

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