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Glass Negative - Portrait of Grandmother Hoyt, London, England, Nov 1891 Image Reg. No: MM 030028

Portrait of Thomas Beckett's grandmother, Mrs Hoyt, taken in London, England, November 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.

Thomas Beckett and his family visited relatives in England in 1891.
Description Of Content:
Grandmother Hoyt sitting in living room. Wall in rear displays family photographs and a stuffed platypus. She is wearing a bonnet covered in artificial flowers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: australian native animals, hats, headwear, living rooms, ornaments, platypuses, portraits
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Female - Individuals
Tertiary Classification: adult
People Depicted: Hoyt, Grandmother
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: London, England, Great Britain, Nov 1891
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Charlton, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1891

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