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Children on seesaws
Title : Children on seesaws Children on seesaws
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Source : B 54553
Date of creation : ca. 1930
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Children playing on seesaws at a playground with others waiting in the background. It appears that this may be a new playground, both from the number of children anxiously waiting their turn and from the clean edges of the timber.

The smile of the face of the girl on the left is evidence of the thrill of the ride and perhaps the trepidation of the anticipated thud if her partner misjudges the bounce. There appears to be equal numbers of boys and girls.

Coverage year : 1930
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

Dow, Gwyn and June Factor (eds.) Australian childhood: an anthology, South Yarra, Vic.: McPhee Gribble, 1991

The endless playground: celebrating Australian childhood, compiled and edited by Paul Cliff; with introductory essays by Robert Holden and features by Jack Bedson ... [et al.], Canberra: National Library of Australia, 2000

Grealy, John R Playgrounds - the Australian way [Oaklands Park, S. Aust.]: John R. Grealy and Associates, 2004

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