Members of the Van Berkel family outside a weatherboard house, Ballarat, Victoria, ca. 1890, via The Biggest Family Album in Australia, Museums Victoria Collections.
“Two children on a seesaw,” Balmoral area, Victoria, ca. 1925, from The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, via Museums Victoria Collections (under CC license).
This is a small circus. I love the bench in the back bending under the weight of the plants.
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“Boys with prize marrow and dogs,” Swan Hill, Victoria, 1923, by Kate Bradbury, via The Biggest Family Album in Australia, Museums Victoria Collections.
The boys are Gordon and Colin Bradbury.
A forester’s cottage, Ferntree Gully, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia, ca. 1900, a glass lantern slide by Archibald James Campbell, via Museums Victoria Collections.
I like the two log pillars at the bottom of the steps, each topped by a potted plant.
During the 19th century, the forests of the Dandenong mountains were a major source of timber for Melbourne.
“Relaxing in the garden,” photographer unknown, via Genealogical Society of Victoria (Melbourne) on flickr (under CC license).
The young woman on the right is holding up a copy of Smith’s Weekly, a tabloid newspaper published from 1919 to 1950.