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Ethel Lucy
Title : Ethel Lucy Ethel Lucy
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Source : B 68477
Date of creation : ca. 1901
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Studio portrait, believed to be of Ethel Lucy, daughter of William and Edith Lucy. The photograph has been tinted.

Ethel Lucy, together with her brother and sisters W Everard Lucy, Ivy Nelson, Ida Stocker and Kath Ireland donated to the State Library in the 1970s and 1980s a collection of books, toys and games that had belonged to them and to their parents before them.

The family lived at Modbury from 1873 until 1938. They went to school at Modbury Primary School and helped on the farm before and after school. They rarely visited Adelaide because of the distance but their father William Everard Lucy would occasionally bring home a toy or a game when he visited the city. The clockwork toys were played with only on special occasions.

Coverage year : 1901
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

Bayfield, Juliana. The Lucy Collection children's books and games of the nineteenth century, [Adelaide: The Library], 1984

Ireland, Cecil. Lucy and Everard families in South Australia, [West Lakes, S. Aust.: C. Ireland, 1993?]

Lucy Family. Papers of the Lucy Family, PRG 459

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