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Photograph of Lillie & James Morgan with friends

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
A professional photograph of Lillie Morgan (nee Duncan) and husband James Morgan dining at Marios' restaurant in Melbourne with three unidentified friends. The printed image is professionally mounted in a Marios' display folder.
Size
150mm x 190mm
Object Registration
0502
Keywords
lillie duncan, lillie morgan, james morgan, marios', 1960s
Historical information
The photograph shows five seated individuals dining at Marios' restaurant, Melbourne. The ladies are wearing finery and corsages which suggests that this may have been a post-marriage celebration following the wedding of Lillie and James Morgan. Their marriage certificate records the date as 26th of April, 1969.
When Made
c1960s
Made By
Renouf of Marios' (Maker)
Significance
This is a photograph of social and historic significance, being part of a sub-collection of material that provides a snapshot of the type of individuals involved in the Ladies Harbour Lights Guild and the activities carried out by that organisation. The image is also an insight into fashions of the time as well as into the relationship between Lillie and James.
Inscriptions & Markings
The front of the display folder reads "Greetings from Marios' Continental Restaurant Melbourne - Australia"
Insignia of the restaurant is printed beneath the photograph and the photographer's name 'Renouf' is printed alongside.
On the reverse "Fully air-conditioned" and "Photography by Renouf of Marios'" is printed in red ink. There is also a sketch in blue biro of a cat and a horse and rider.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM