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Glass Negative - Little Sisters of the Poor, Northcote, Victoria, Nov 1892 Image Reg. No: MM 030086

Summary:
Nuns of the Little Sisters of the Poor, who established an old persons home in St George's Road, Northcote in 1890. Photograph taken by Thomas Beckett, November 1892.

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:
A group of nuns belonging to the Little Sisters of the Poor order standing outside their convent.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: charities, clergy, convents, nuns, religious clothing, verandahs
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: RELIGIONS
Secondary Classification: Christianity - Roman Catholic
Tertiary Classification: nuns
Original Caption: NUNS, LITTLE SISTERS OF POOR HOUSE.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1892
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1892
Organisation Depicted: Little Sisters of the Poor, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1892

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