Babies in the past

Student activities

Task no. 1

Babies in the past

What can we learn about babies and families in the past from old photos?

Walgett, NSW, c 1908
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Three women, a baby and Chapman's (?) whitewashed cottage, Hill End, 1870-1875
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Jonathon King as a baby by Ted Hood, 1951, ca. 1913-1957
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Twins in pram, 1930s ?
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Furlough House, Narrabeen, 18/1/1947
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Young woman, seated, in sack cloth dress, nursing baby, by bark shelter, ca. 1873
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