Historical information

A colour slide of the front of Blamey House, Burke Road Kew, from the driveway in 1970. There 10 slides from the same roll of film, some are marked 'Blamey 1970'.
Legacy ran residences to take care of children whose fathers were deceased servicemen, and who may have been left orphans, or whose mother may have been unable to care for them herself, or they needed to stay in Melbourne for education.
Was with many other slides taken in the 1950s and 1960s. The slides have been photographed to make digital images and moved to archive quality sleeves. In many cases the original images were not well focussed and the digital image the best available.


A record of a Legacy residence supporting children of deceased servicemen.

Physical description

Colour slide of Blamey House and a grey car viewed from the driveway in Kodachrome off-white cardboard mount with yellow and red print.

Inscriptions & markings

Printed on front 'Made in Australia' in yellow ink. Printed with slide date 'Feb70M3' and slide number '7' in black ink. Handwritten '4' and 'Blamey 1970' in blue ink.
Printed on reverse "Kodachrome Transparency / Processed by Kodak" in red ink.