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Photograph album

  • Place of origin:

    Woking (The photographs show Bracken Hill, a house in Woking., made)

  • Date:

    1917 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (printed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cover and inner pages made of sheets of brown card.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Donna McDonald on behalf of Lee Sarafi

  • Museum number:

    B.2-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is one of a number of family photograph albums recording the early years of Marion Sarafis (1913-1999), the daughter of Wallis Pascoe, a stockbroker, and his wife Annie. Marion lived with her parents in a large house in Woking, Surrey. The photographs in this album date from June 1917, when Marion was three and a half years old. They show her playing with a toy train set and having tea in the garden. She is joined by a little boy called Robert.

Physical description

Album of 24 pages. Contains 12 black and white photographs.

Place of Origin

Woking (The photographs show Bracken Hill, a house in Woking., made)

Date

1917 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (printed)

Materials and Techniques

Cover and inner pages made of sheets of brown card.

Dimensions

Height: 162 mm Spine, Width: 210 mm Cover closed, Thickness: 7 mm Spine, :

Object history note

Album compiled by the Pascoe family of Bracken Hill, Woking, including photographs of Marion Pascoe (later Marion Sarafis) at the age of three and a half.

Descriptive line

Photograph album of the Pascoe family containing 12 photographs taken in June 1917. The main subjects are a girl and a boy who are shown playing in the grounds and locality of the family's home at Bracken Hill, Woking, Surrey. Each photograph is accompanied by a verse, handwritten on the opposite page. The photograph numbers referenced in this record do not appear in the album itself.

Techniques

Photography; Stitching

Categories

Children & Childhood; Photographs; Children's clothes

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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