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Glass Negative - 'Saturday Afternoon Express', Kids Playing Trains, Northcote, Victoria, Dec 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 030101

Summary:
Boys playing with a constructed train in backyard, probably in the backyard of the Beckett family home at Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria, April 1893. 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:
Seven boys posed sitting on a 'train' fabricated from boxes, bricks and pieces of piping etc. An outbuilding is in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: domestic environment, families, toys, trains, -1, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Play
Tertiary Classification: games
Original Caption: THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON EXPRESS.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1893
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1893

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