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Title: BBQ area of the Anglican orphanage at old Coogee Hotel, 1948
Imprint: Western Australia : Anglican Diocese of Perth Archives
Notes: Accessed via Find and Connect, online database of information about Australian orphanages.
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Summary: The photograph shows a group of adults and children sitting in a grassed area with the recognisable limestone walls of the old hotel behind them, as well as a newer weatherboard building in the background. The wall is most likely an old wing that ran north-south behind the current hotel buildings, and the weatherboard structure was set slightly to the south of the main house. From Anglican archives: "'Barbeque area at Coogee - note new wing - bathroom and laundry... in 1948 a new ablution block and laundry had been built, giving an approximate date for this image."
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Coogee (W.A.)
Hotels -- Cockburn Region (W.A.)
Coogee Hotel
BBQ area of the Anglican orphanage at old Coogee Hotel, 1948

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