Historical information

Newspaper found inside frame backing dated Tues, Nov,12 1918.
Harry French was a well known architect in Bairnsdale for over 40 years. Harry French of Bairnsdale was A. J. Macdonald's supervising architect for Bairnsdale Court House built in 1893.


This drawing is significant for its connection to the Brodribb family.
The architect, Harry French, was a well-known Bairnsdale architect.
Maize has been a major crop in the Orbost district since the late 19th century.

Physical description

Graphic illustration of Mr H Brodribb's maize shelter to half inch scale. In glass with wooden frame.

Inscriptions & markings

H French A-R-V-I-A-
Bairnsdale 6-8-1918