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From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Colour photo of two ladies and a toddler with a cake and an article in The Answer.
Size
150 x 100 mm
Object Registration
01408
Keywords
widows
Historical information
A photo of celebrations at Legacy House for a widow's 100th birthday. The event was reported in the 30 November issue of The Answer. 'Legacy widow Hilma enjoyed her 100th birthday recently with members of her family. In the photographs Hilma is joined by her grand-daughter Debbie and one of her great grand-children, Guy.'
When Made
1993
Significance
A record of a widow reaching 100 years of age and Legacy marking the occasion with an event at Legacy House. Many events and lunches were held at Legacy house for widows to attend. They provided a social outlet and chance to get together with other widows. Also widows could drop into Legacy House during office hours whenever they were in the city for a cup of tea.
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten on reverse ' Hilma, Gay and Debbie' in blue pen and 'Pg 21, Pic C' in red pen.
Last updated
21 Sep 2019 at 10:32AM