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Glass Negative - George Beckett with Toy Crane, Northcote, Victoria, circa 1894 Image Reg. No: MM 030123

Summary:
George Beckett sitting with a steam-driven toy crane in the backyard of the family residence at Westbourne Grove, Northcote, circa 1894. Photograph taken by his father 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:
George Beckett sitting at a table playing with a toy steam driven crane.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: chairs, children s play, lifting equipment, steam engines, tables, toys
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Engineering Collection, Leisure Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Child Rearing
Tertiary Classification: play equipment
Original Caption: GEORGE BECKETT.
People Depicted: Beckett, George
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1894

The side frame on the toy crane has the date 1894 printed on it.
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, circa 1894

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