Drawing room at Sumburgh House, Bell Street, Coburg, circa 1895. Photograph by Thomas Beckett. The Robertson family of Sumburgh house were friends of Thomas Beckett.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.

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A corner of a music room containing a piano, stool and chair. There is a potted palm on the left and photographs and ornaments on top of and above the piano.

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