Historical information

The photo shows children seated at the Government House Christmas party celebrated on the 9th December in 1972. There are 5 visible children on it and one of them is eating an ice cream. The children on the photo were showing interest about the celebration while enjoying a nice ice cream.


A record that Legacy held Christmas parties at Government house for junior legatees due to the close relationship with the Governor of Victoria who was patron of Legacy.

Physical description

Black and white photo of children sitting on lawn enjoying entertainment at a Government House Party

Inscriptions & markings

Hand Written on the reverse 'P7 LEGACY / Children at Government House Party' in blue pen. Stamped, 'THE PROPERTY OF MELBOURNE LEGACY / 9 DEC 1972' in purple ink.