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Glass Negative - Nellie & Kathleen Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Jan 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 030096

Nellie (Helen) Beckett (aged about 8), nursing her baby sister Kathleen, in the verandah of their home in Westbourne Grove, Northcote, 4 January 1893, Photograph taken by their 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:
Nell Beckett sitting on a rocking chair nursing Kathleen in the annexe of the family home. The rocking chair appears to be placed on a table or bench for the purposes of the photograph.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: chairs, domestic environment, families, furnishings
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Female - Duos
Tertiary Classification: children
Original Caption: KATHLEEN BECKETT.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 04 Jan 1893
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 04 Jan 1893

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