Nellie and Kathleen Beckett and friends at Nellie Beckett's 13th birthday party, in the backyard of the family residence at 180 High Street, Northcote, Melbourne, 13 July 1898.

Photograph by 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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Nellie Beckett is seen sitting on a pole suspended between two trees in the backyard .two other women are sitting on the pole with her while Kathleen Beckett is seated below.

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