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Negative Photographic Reproduction - Bowling club 1900 Powelltown

From the Collection of Upper Yarra Museum Old Railway Station 2415C Warburton Highway Yarra Junction Victoria

Description
03052 Bowling club 1900 Powelltown.
Upper Yarra Shire 1888-1988 Centenary collection. Black & white Negative, scanned at 600 dpi
Size
w38mm x h 24mm
Object Registration
03052 - Neg
Keywords
bowling club 1900 powelltown bowling ball bowling pitch
Historical information
Primitive Bowls started in Ancient Egypt, and the common form has remained very popular throughout the 20th century, with the popularity waning in the 21st century.
Significance
Powelltown had a very vibrant community with many recreational, activities, Bowls, cricket, football, tennis, swimming, and dances, held at powelltown and Yarra Junction. The community built their own facilitys. they also built tennis courts and a picture theater/hall at Gilderoy
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM