I’m currently in the process of moving from Stuttgart to Pennsylvania. I hope to be back with you soon.
Margaret Bryans standing on the verandah of a wooden house, Ballarat, Victoria, ca. 1935, via The Biggest Family Album in Australia, Museums Victoria Collections (under CC license).
A camp in an Eden-like spot in the forest of the Upper Yarra Valley, Victoria, 1906, by Archibald James Campbell, via Museums Victoria Collections (under CC license).
Campbell was an ornithologist and a naturalist, and he made early use of nature photography to record his fieldwork.
Marjorie, Marion, and Phyllis Kershaw in front of their family home, “Marlow House,” Bendigo, Victoria, ca. 1901, via The Biggest Family Album in Australia, Museums Victoria Collections (under CC license).
“Residence with goat in Yew Street, Barcaldine, Queensland,” ca. 1910, photographer unknown, via State Library of Queensland Commons on flickr.
The man and boy are showing off the goat and cart. A woman on the porch is holding up a painting.
In 1891, the Great Shearers Strike was held in Barcaldine under the boughs of The Tree Of Knowledge. The event led to the formation of the Australian Labor Party. The streets in the town are all named after species of trees.
“Girl playing with Peter Rabbit dolls,” Kingsville, Victoria, 1937, by Gordon Binns, via The Biggest Family Album in Australia, Museums Victoria Collections.
The little girl is Phyllis Binns.