Portrait of Tom Ruse, taken at the Beckett family residence in Northcote, Victoria, April 1895. Photograph taken by Thomas Beckett. The Ruse family were friends of the Beckett family.

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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Tom Ruse standing in the backyard of the Beckett home holding the handles of a wooden cart . Tom is wearing a sailors suit and cap.

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