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Glass Negative - Acting Governor at Town Hall, Northcote, Victoria, Aug 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 030122

Summary:
A crowd welcomes the Acting Governor of Victoria to the Northcote Town Hall, August 1895. Photograph taken 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:
Crowd outside Northcote Town Hall welcoming acting governor showing state brougham (probably),mounted trooper, and interested driver of horse drawn pork butchers delivery cart. A 'Gifts for sale' sign is displayed over the town hall entrance.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: ceremonies, delivery carts, governors, horse riding, horsedrawn vehicles, horses, public events, roads, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: GOVERNOR ( ACTING ), NORTHCOTE TOWN HALL.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1895
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1895

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