Black and white photograph depicting a close up of a young girl demonstrating the string game 'See-Saw'.

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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Close up of a young girl demonstrating the string game 'See-Saw'. She has a loop around each of her middle fingers, one loop in her mouth and another is being held by a second person. She has a dark piece of cloth across her chest to show the string more clearly. She has freckles across her nose and forehead and is smiling towards the camera.

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Black and white photograph.

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