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Glass Negative - Beckett Children, Northcote, Victoria, Apr 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 030100

Summary:
George, Lawrence, Nellie and Kathleen Beckett in the backyard of the family home at Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria, April 1893. Photograph taken by their father Thomas Beckett. A copy negative of this image is numbered MM 8208.

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:
Lawrie, Nell, Kathleen and George Beckett posed in the backyard of their Northcote home. George is standing alongside the other children who are seated. Lawrie is holding a toy spade and Nell a soft toy. A paling fence and outbuildings can be seen in the.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: backyards, domestic environment, families, fences, spades, toys
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Male & Female - Groups
Tertiary Classification: children
Original Caption: GEORGE, LAWRIE, NELL AND KATHLEEN.
People Depicted: Beckett, George; Beckett, Nellie; Beckett, Lawrence; Beckett, Kathleen
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1893
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1893

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