Portrait of the Beckett family in their backyard at Charlton, Victoria, 1891. Photograph by Thomas Beckett.

Thomas Beckett in his militia uniform, Kate Beckett sitting, and their children George (b 1884), Nellie (b 1885) and Lawrence (b 1890).

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.

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A family group in a paved back yard. The man is in military uniform and the woman is seated behind a small table set with a tea pot and crockery. There is an outbuilding, possibly a chook house beside the family.

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