George Beckett using a hand drill while Lawrence Beckett watches, in the backyard of the Beckett family home at 180 High Street, Northcote, circa 1898.

Photograph by 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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Two boys woodworking. One is using a hand held drill. There is a large cockatoo on a perch behind them. This photograph was taken in the backyward of the Beckett residence, 'Alma', High Street, Northcote, Melbourne.

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