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Author Orloff, Izzy, 1891-1981.
Title Pat and Bert Bell eating watermelon at Rottnest [picture]
Published/Produced 1922.



Call Number BA1059/829
Description 1 negative : nitrate, b&w ; 9 x 15 cm.
1 photographic print : b&w.
Series Izzy Orloff collection ; BA1059/829
Notes This image has been preserved and made available by the Historical Records Rescue Consortium Project supported by Lotterywest.
Rights advisory This image is for personal use only. To publish or display it, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Notes Title created from photographer's listing.
Publications Photograph published in: Rottnest Island : a documentary history by Prue Joske, Chris Jeffery, Louise Hoffman (1995), p. 234.
Summary Pat and Bert Bell were the children of Mena and George Bell who lived and worked on Rottnest Island from 1922 to 1929 approximately and ran the general store and butchers and George Bell was the accountant for the Rottnest Board. The Bell children sitting on Rottnest passenger tram trucks enjoying large slices of watermelon, settlement buildings behind.
Subjects Bell family -- Photographs.
Bell, Pat, 1919- -- Photographs.
Bell, Bert, 1917- -- Photographs.
Children -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island -- Photographs.
Eating and drinking -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island -- Photographs.
Watermelons -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island -- Photographs.
Rottnest Island (W.A.) -- Photographs.
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