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Glass Negative - George & Lawrence Beckett Woodworking, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030220

Summary:
George Beckett using a hand drill while Lawrence Beckett watches, in the backyard of the Beckett family home at 180 High Street, Northcote, circa 1898.

Photograph 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:
Alma'. ( p,n )' George Beckett shown standing at a work bench using a hand held drill. His younger brother Lawrence is sitting on the bench looking on. A pet cockatoo is sitting on a perch nearby.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian native animals, birds, carpenters, cockatoos, domestic environment, families, hand drills, handcrafts, work benches
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: GEORGE AND LAWRENCE AT WORK,
People Depicted: Beckett, George; Beckett, Lawrence
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1898

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