Organ family, Collingwood

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Object Detail

Full outdoor portrait of a man, a woman and eight children and young people standing on a steep rocky bank.
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Media/materials description
Glass plate.
8 x 10 inches

Collection type




Photo 180446, the family on the steep bank, is Charles Organ (1847-1902) & Margaret 'Maggie' Smith (1851-1940) with their 7 children. The youngest is Hilda who was born 21 Dec 1896 and looks about 3 here, so the photo was taken 1900. The only son, Tom, is on the left aged about 12. The young woman sitting up on the rock is possibly Bessie aged 23 or Maud aged 20 and her 'friend' .. See the family here ..

- ngairedith

Posted on 12-01-2019 16:51:13