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Glass Negative - Westbourne Grove Bridge over Railway, Northcote, Victoria, Nov 1892 Image Reg. No: MM 030092

Summary:
View of the railway bridge in Westbourne Grove, Northcote, November 1892. Photograph taken by Thomas Beckett, from near his home at 91 Westbourne Grove.

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:
This description is obviously incorrect . The image is reversed. The photograph is taken from the veranda of 91 Westbourne Grove and shows a railway bridge in the foreground . An advertisement for J.Stevens regarding a brick cottage for sale in Railway St.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: advertising, bridges, fences, houses, railway lines, signage
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Metropolitan
Tertiary Classification: suburbscapes
Original Caption: BRIDGE, MERRI CREEK, CLIFTON HILL. [Incorrect attribution]
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1892
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1892

Comments

Mark Daniel Posted on 01 Feb 2012 10:55 AM
I am certain that this photo is reversed. The house in the middle of the photo, which no longer exists, was on the southwest side of the the Westbourne Grove rail bridge.

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