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About this objectSix photographs mounted on a pale pink foolscap card with handwritten annotations in blue ink below. Described from top to bottom, left to right. Top left: A woman stands beside an early car, with a man at the wheel. A house in the background. A label to the right reads "Mr + Mrs Foxall" and in another hand (Ian Donaldson's?) "Mr Foxall priest @ CAC Manning St (after Mr Young Died). | + Mr Muller priest | Mr Hogg [ditto - priest] (Betty Robson's grandfather) | Mr Bourne [ditto - priest] | Mr Young (Angel) | Grandpa Mitchell (Prophet)" and above this list in the same hand "? in Percy and May's backyard Boundary St Sth Brisbane" This list of priests of the Catholic Apostolic Church, Manning Street, is significant and may have been dictated to Ian Donaldson by Gwenda Donaldson. Middle Top Left: A baby in a highchair in a garden. Label reads Jim Unwin (James Unwin, son of Arthur James Unwin and Lillian May "Lily" Peacock). Middle Top Right: Three ladies standing in a garden, in front of an elaborate structure (a bird feeder?). The label reads: "Vera (Vera Ethel Peacock b:1914), Aunt Dide (Dinah 'Dide' Ethel Gertrude Mitchell b: 1885), 'Girlie' Luckman (unknown). Middle Bottom Left: Three people standing below a trellis attached to a house. The two men are standing and the woman is seated. The label reads: Ralph Mitchell (Ralph Gratnell Mitchell), Marjorie (Marjorie Semple? or Evelyn Marjorie Laughton?), Peter (Peter Elphinstone? or Peter Unwin?) Christmas 1954. Middle Bottom Right: A faded photo of six people in front of a house with windows open, one lying down and th others seated. The label reads: Len (Len Berwick), Uncle Percy (Alfred William Percival 'Percy' Mitchell), Frank Peacock (Frank Percival Peacock (Senior?)), Auntie May (Sarah May Bradley Mitchell) Aunt Dide (Dinah 'Dide' Ethel Gertrude Mitchell) at 'Chindwarra' Sunnybank. Chindwarra was the home of Kenneth and Helen Mitchell. The figure lying down is not labeled, but is possibly Frank's wife, Adeline Elizabeth Mitchell, as she is lying in his lap. Bottom Right: A man standing in a garden with a golf club in hand and a water tank in the background. The label reads: Len (Len Berwick) at 'Chindwarra'.
Place MadeBrisbane, Queensland
MakerGwenda Elizabeth Donaldson
Copyright LicenceAttribution (cc)