Item 0022 - Family group at the beach, c.1925

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Family group at the beach, c.1925


  • c.1920 - c.1940 (Creation)

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Photograph, 80mm x 137mm

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(1869 - 1999)

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William Walton (b.1869? – d.1945) and Elizabeth Isabella Walton (nee Cole b.1872? – d.1946) were married in 1892 and had five children: Thomas Isaac Walton (1893 – 1976), William John Walton (1894 – 1976), James Leslie Walton (1897 – 1920), Florence Elizabeth Walton (1900 - ?) and Eileen Jean Emond (nee Walton 1902 - 1999?) William John Walton served in the First World War. William Walton senior’s occupation was a bootmaker and resided at William Street, Newtown and Hope Street, Geelong West.

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Nine members of a family pictured in front of bathing boxes on a sandy beach wearing 1920's day costumes and holding parasols. Bathing boxes are ornate with verandahs and decorative elements. Believed to be at Barwon Heads.

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  • English

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Kodak print on Velox paper. Text on back 'c 865'. Similar photograph to GRS2242/0021

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