Boys playing with a constructed train in backyard, probably in the backyard of the Beckett family home at Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria, April 1893. 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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Seven boys posed sitting on a 'train' fabricated from boxes, bricks and pieces of piping etc. An outbuilding is in the background.

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