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Photo, Exercise Classes

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Black and white photo of three older women standing in a room and holding hands as they danced.
Size
295 x 205 mm
Object Registration
00248
Keywords
widows
Historical information
From 1928 until the 1980s, Melbourne Legacy ran an excellent exercise program for its widows. Classes were held weekly at Legacy House and there was often a waiting list for the water classes, which had both swimming instruction and water exercises. Some of the class members were in their 90s, many just learning to swim.
Made By
The Age (Maker)
Significance
A record of activities provided for Legacy widows.
Inscriptions & Markings
Stamped on the back: "COPYRIGHT / This photograph many not be / produced without permission / in writing from the / Editor of "The Age" / 250 Spencer Street, Melbourne / Victoria, 3001"
Last updated
26 Sep 2019 at 4:44PM