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Glass Negative - Portrait of Grandmother Hoyt, London, England, Nov 1891 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
|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)|
|Secondary Classification:||Female - Individuals|
|Original Caption:||GRANDMOTHER HOYT, ENGLAND.|
|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|