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Glass Negative - Street Scene, Castlemaine, Victoria, 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030165

Summary:
Image showing a general view of Castlemaine, including trees and houses, with a telegraph or telephone line pole in the foreground. Photographed by Dr Thomas George Beckett, 12 April 1898.

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:
Negative Damaged.
Description Of Content:
A general view of Castlemaine ( trees and houses ) with a telegraph pole in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: fences, houses, telegraph infrastructure, telegraph poles
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: streetscapes
Original Caption: CASTLEMAINE.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, 12 Apr 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, 12 Apr 1898

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