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Glass Negative - Kate Beckett & Family in Backyard, Charlton, Victoria, 1891 Image Reg. No: MM 030066

Summary:
Kate Beckett with her 3 children: Lawrence (b 1890) in pram, Nellie (b 1885), and George (b 1884) in front, Photograph taken by Thomas Beckett, probably in Charlton, Victoria in 1891.

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:
Kate Beckett posed with her children in the backyard of a house. Kate is standing alongside Lawrence in a pram with nellie standing on the other side George is lying on the ground in front of the others holding a toy gun. The area is brick paved.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: backyards, domestic environment, families, mats, prams
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Groups
Tertiary Classification: adults & children
Original Caption: KATH, NELL, GEORGE AND LAWRENCE.
People Depicted: Beckett, Kate; Beckett, Lawrence; Beckett, George; Beckett, Nellie
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Charlton, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Charlton, Victoria, Australia, 1891

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