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Negative - Beckett Family in Backyard, Charlton, Victoria,1891 Image Reg. No: MM 8193

The Beckett family in their backyard at Charlton, Victoria. Kate Beckett, George (aged about 7), Nellie (aged 6) and Lawrence (1).

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:
The Beckett family in a backyard. There is a baby in a pram with a woman on one side and a young girl on the other. A young boy lies on the rug in front of them and has a toy gun in his hands.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: babies, children s play, families, portraits, toys
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
People Depicted: Beckett, Kate; Beckett, Nell; Beckett, George; Beckett, Lawrence
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Charlton, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Charlton, Victoria, Australia, 1891

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