Historical information

A colour slide of a boy studying at a desk in a bedroom of Blamey House, Burke Road Kew, 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 with their education.

Physical description

Colour slide of a boy studying at a desk in a bedroom in Blamey House 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 '20' in black ink. Handwritten '13' in blue ink.
Printed on reverse "Kodachrome Transparency / Processed by Kodak" in red ink.