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Glass Negative - Australian Natives Association Bicycle Sports, Exhibition Oval, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, 26 Jan 1899 Image Reg. No: MM 030194

Summary:
Australian Natives Association bicycle sports at the Exhibition Oval, Melbourne, Australia Day, 26 January 1899.

Photograph by 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:
A view of the crowd, arena, officials and grandstand at the bicycle sports day held on ANA Day. The Exhibition Building can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australia day, bicycle racing, grandstands, public events, royal exhibition building
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Australian Natives Association (ANA), Melbourne, Victoria, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
Secondary Classification: Sports Events
Tertiary Classification: cycling
Original Caption: EXHIBITION, ANA DAY BICYCLE SPORTS. (
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 26 Jan 1899
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 26 Jan 1899
Organiser of Event: Australian Natives' Association (ANA), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 Jan 1899

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