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From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a piece of lightweight cream-coloured cardboard with a calendar for the year 1954 printed in blue on the bottom half of the sheet and some blue decorative patterns around the calendar. The top half of the sheet has a black and white photograph of a house inserted in slots with a blue border around the photograph. The back of the sheet has the stamp of a business house and some handwriting in blue ink.
Size
W 20 cm. H 25.2 cm.
Object Registration
002445
Keywords
ardlie family, history of warrnambool, dorothy and agnes ardlie
Historical information
This item comes from the estate of Dorothy and Agnes Ardlie and contains a clear photograph of their family home, Aroona (19 Princess Street, Warrnambool). Dorothy Ardlie (1910-1993) and Agnes Ardlie (1915-1993) were the daughters of Arthur and Ethel Ardlie of Warrnambool, the granddaughters of the prominent Warrnambool lawyer, William Ardlie and his wife Mary and the great granddaughters of John and Mary Ardlie, pioneer settlers in Warrnambool.
When Made
1953
Made By
L.T.Taylor
Significance
This calendar is of interest as it contains a photograph of Aroona, the early 20th century residence of Dorothy and Agnes Ardlie. The photograph is at least 54 years old and so has historic significance, especially for local researchers.
Inscriptions & Markings
Calendar for 1954
‘Aroona’ 19 Princess Street Warrnambool Home of A.S. Ardlie Family
Last updated
26 Apr 2019 at 11:57AM