One of four black and white photographs attached to an album page. Part of a large unbound photograph album containing 344 black and white photographs depicting Christian Endeavour and Sunday School outings, soldiers in a camp in Australia, a flood at Ballarat and images of the official Royal visit by the Duke and Duchess of York. Also attached to the album are souvenir postcards of Melbourne landmarks and views of regional towns in Victoria, as well as 26 sympathy cards for the death of a family member, Rupert Holt.

The album belonged to the Holt Family and may have been compiled by Miss Thelma Holt.

Description of Content

Four bank tellers wearing face masks during the 1919 influenza pandemic.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph on paper; attached to album page.


Reason for Acquisition: These photographs are largely holiday and outings shots, but also include images of World War I, the decorations for a visit of royalty, some postcards, including some by J.W. Lindt, and some city scenes. There are several photographs of an orphange and mission station in ?India which was supported by the Junior Christian Endeavour Society, Elsternwick (probably, though not conclusively, associated with the Presbyterian Church in Elsternwick), in circa 1925.

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