Portrait of Thomas Beckett's grandmother, Mrs Hoy, taken in London, England, November 1891.

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.

Thomas Beckett and his family visited relatives in England in 1891.

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Grandmother Hoyt sitting in living room. Wall in rear displays family photographs and a stuffed platypus. She is wearing a bonnet covered in artificial flowers.

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