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Glass Negative - Kate Beckett & Her Three Children, Charlton, Victoria, circa 1892 Image Reg. No: MM 030283

Summary:
Kate Beckett having afternoon tea with her children George, Nellie and Lawrence, in the backyard of the family home in Charlton, Victoria, circa 1892. 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:
Kate Beckett and her children are posed in the backyard of a house. The area is paved with bricks. Kate is seated at a table on which a tea service is placed. Lawrence (standing) and George (sitting.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: backyards, crockery, dolls, domestic environment, families, firearms, portraits, tables, toys
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Male & Female - Groups
Tertiary Classification: adults & children
People Depicted: Beckett, Kate; Beckett, George; Beckett, Lawrence; Beckett, Nellie
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1892
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Charlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1892

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