Description of Content

Man and woman driving a horse and buggy in Elwood Park. The man has the reins and is wearing a bowler hat. The woman is wearing a broad brimmed hat. This photograph shows Matthew and Jeanette Kelly driving a horse and buggy in Elwood Park [Elster Park, Elwood?], circa 1917. They were married in 1917 and lived in Elsternwick. Matthew was a saddler in his father John Kelly's saddlery business. They were driving in the park or racecourse in Elsternwick, by the golf course, near the Nepean Highway.

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  • Collection Names

    Melbourne's Biggest Family Album

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  • Acquisition Information

    Copied from Ms Elizabeth Kelly, 08 Dec 2006

  • Place & Date Depicted

    Nepean Highway, Elsternwick, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1917
    Source of Date Depicted: contributor's estimate.

  • Photographer

    Geo Wall & Co Photographers
    Professional photographer. Geo Wall & Co Photographers also took MM 111163 - Digital Photograph - Holden Brothers Circus, 'One Pole Big Top' Tent with People, Wagons, Bicycles outside, St Kilda, 1900-1910.

  • Individuals Identified

    Kelly, Matthew Robert; Kelly, Veronica (nee Brady)

  • Format

    Digital Still Image, Tiff, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    Matthew Robert Kelly Jeanette Veronica Kelly nee Brady Elwood Park (handwritten reverse) GEO WALL & CO PHOTOGRAPHERS 131 CHAPEL STREET ST KILDA OPPOSITE BALACLAVA RAILWAY STATION RING UP WINDSOR 3573 (stamp, reverse)

  • Classification

    Road transport, Horse drawn vehicles, Buggies

  • Category

    History & Technology

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  • Type of item