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1930s Carlton Slum Mothers & Babies

1930s Carlton Slum Mothers & Babies

1930s Carlton Slum Mothers & Babies

Description reads, ' Carlton slum, mothers and babies. This image was taken by the slum abolition campaigner Oswald Barnett. Barnett captured inner Melbourne in glass lantern slide images which were used in presentations to raise funds for the creation of the Methodist Babies' Home, one of Connections UnitingCare's founding organisations. Barnett went on to become a significant figure in housing reform in Melbourne. The image is courtesy of Connections UnitingCare... '

Archival reference

Picture Victoria ID: 21107; Org ID: UC C17

Physical description

This image is one of a series.

Image held by Melbourne Library Service. Library does not own image (image on public access)
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