George Beckett sitting with a steam-driven toy crane in the backyard of the family residence at Westbourne Grove, Northcote, circa 1894. Photograph taken by his father Thomas Beckett.

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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George Beckett sitting at a table playing with a toy steam driven crane.

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