A crowd welcomes the Acting Governor of Victoria to the Northcote Town Hall, August 1895. Photograph taken 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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Crowd outside Northcote Town Hall welcoming acting governor showing state brougham (probably),mounted trooper, and interested driver of horse drawn pork butchers delivery cart. A 'Gifts for sale' sign is displayed over the town hall entrance.

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