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Glass Negative - Kathleen & Lawrence Beckett on Beach, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Sep 1899 Image Reg. No: MM 030197

Kathleen Beckett (aged 7) and Lawrence Beckett (aged 9) on the beach at Port Melbourne, Victoria, 1 September 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:
George and Kathleen Beckett standing on the beach at Port Melbourne.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: beaches, families, wharves
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Beaches
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: GEORGE AND KATHLEEN, PORT MELBOURNE BEACH. [However more likely to be Lawrence Beckett (aged 9 in 1899) than George Beckett (aged 15 in 1899).
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 01 Sep 1899
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 01 Sep 1899

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