Black and white photograph depicting a girl balancing on one leg, playing hopscotch.

It is one of a group of photographs probably taken by American folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard while she was studying children's games and playlore in Australia under a Fulbright research grant,1954-1955. Her photographs and research have become part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection at Museum Victoria - part of the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

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Photo shows a girl balancing on one leg, playing hopscotch. She is balanced in the middle of the rounds pattern. She has short hair and is wearing a summer dress and cardigan. The hopscotch pattern is drawn on the sealed surface of a school playground. The brick wall of the building is visible in the background.

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Black and white photograph.

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