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Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Wedding photo of Thomas Manderson & Lillian Crump

This photo was taken to mark the wedding of Thomas MANDERSON married Lillian CRUMP in May 1903, Eaglehawk, Victoria[i].

Figure 1 G.L. Massingham, Wedding Photo of Lillian Crump & Thomas Manderson, 1903, scan of original image

Photo Details

Photo Type Mounted Photo on thick card
Photo size 13.8cm x 20cm
[5.11in x 7.87in]
Card size Unknown
Card Colour Natural
Card Edges straight cut
Border Single thick impressed line
Front Imprint G.L.Missingham, View Street, Bendigo
Photo Technology Cabinet Card

Background of the photo

Date of Photograph Thought to have been taken May 1903 either shortly before or after the couple were married in Garsed Street, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Venue of photograph The photo was most likely taken in the G.L.Missingham studios. This studio were widely advertised almost on a weekly basis and sometimes more often
Photographer · Photographer's name printed beneath image as “G.L. Massingham View Street Bendigo”
Personal notations Notation 1 on the back of the photo “Lillian Crump & Thomas Manderson on their wedding day”
Archive Reference B021
Provenance Myrtle Sharp's Private Photo Collection currently held by Sandra Williamson

An advertisement for the photographer in 1903 

Figure 2 Advertising (1903, May 6). Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), , p. 4. Retrieved August 16, 2016, from

Image Contents

Portrait of two people - seated Lillian Crump, standing Thomas Manderson


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[i] Victorian Marriage Certificate, District of Bendigo, 1903/2358, Thomas Manderson and Lillian Crump

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