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Photo, Widows function

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Colour photo of widows working on craft projects at Legacy House.
180 x 125 mm
Object Registration
widows, craft, activities, answer
Historical information
A group of widows gathered at Legacy House doing needlework and craft. It is Marion Scammell (see also article in the Answer 1996 at 00889). This photo was published in The Answer in January 1997. Shows one of many activities that the widows were involved in. There were weekly workshops for craft and others for painting. The tapestry instructor was Nancy Crooks. The timetable for activities was published in The Answer each month. These regular meetings and workshops provided important opportunities for widows to meet and be active.
When Made
A record of the type of activities Legacy provided as a social outlet for widows.
Inscriptions & Markings
Printing on the back "<No. 7> 278" which is the negative frame number and film number.
Last updated
29 Apr 2020 at 3:26PM