Historical information

Photograph taken in the Celia Little Room at Mission to Seafarers Melbourne. The Celia Little Room was named in honour of the aunt of one of the serving (and resident) chaplains. The room is a multi-function room, being used at times for banquets or, as the photograph shows, for relaxation, by visiting seafarers.


The age of the photograph consolidates the history of the Mission to seafarers. The people in the photograph are drinking hot beverages, sitting and chatting in a relaxed environment which is significant to the services provided by the Mission.

Physical description

Black and white photograph of two men and one woman seated in the Celia Little Room at the Mission to Seafarers.The man on the far left is wearing a light coloured sports coat and trousers, holding a cup and saucer. The man in the middle is wearing a dark suit, holding a cup and saucer. The woman is on the right and also seated, wearing a dress. Pin holes have been placed in the top corners of the photograph. Dated between late 1950s and early 1960s.

Inscriptions & markings

"8940" faded stamp on back of photograph.