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Glass Negative - Friendly Society Games, Melbourne, Victoria, Apr 1898 Image Reg. No: MM 030161

The Friendly Society Games, Domain Gardens, Melbourne, April 1898.

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 general view of the friendly society games held in parkland close to Government House. A rotunda, tents and people fill the foreground, with Government House on a hill in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: fairs, government houses, public events, public gardens, rotundas, tents
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: SOCIETIES
Secondary Classification: Friendly
Tertiary Classification: recreation
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 09 Apr 1898
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 09 Apr 1898

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