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Portrait of Gladys Higgins [picture] / John Meredith
Bib ID 2708992
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Meredith, John, 1920-2001
 
Online Versions
Description [1991] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver, sepia toned ; 18.8 x 23.8 cm. 
Series

Real Folk portrait photographs, 1953-1992.

Summary

"Gladys Higgins, when photographed, was a vigorous, independent 82 year-old. She lives in Milton on the South Coast of N.S.W., plays piano with great verve and has played for dances in the district for many years. She keeps a supply of scones and cakes on hand to offer to the many well wishers who drop in during the day 'just to see if she is all right.'"--Typed on card enclosed with photograph.

Notes

Title from label on back of print.

This photograph was taken as part of John Meredith's "Real Folk" Australian folklore recording project.

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Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-139582618

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Related Material Related material: Interview with Gladys Higgins ; National Library of Australia Oral History section ORAL TRC 2590/12. 
Subjects Higgins, Gladys, 1909- -- Portraits.  |  Pianists -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Women musicians -- New South Wales -- Portraits.  |  Musicians -- New South Wales -- Portraits.

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