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Album - Colonial Family

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
Leather bound. Brown. Engrave with Gold and Black. Ornate scrolled, embossed work on cover with The words The Colonial Family Album on the front, back and spine engraved. Metal locking clasp is broken. 23 pages. Binding in blue tape. Each page is highly decorated changing on each page, facing pages match each other, colours used are gold, red, blue, pink and green. Photos are taken mid 1870's to late 1880's by photographers from Melbourne, Portland & Ballarat. Sepia photos, 20 large frames of men & women, 20 small oval & round topped oblong frames. Collection of Women, Men, Teenagers and children. Each photo slides in from the bottom of frame through a small slot.
Size
H31cn x 25cm x D7cm
Object Registration
000258
Keywords
album. photographs. photographers. ornate art work., warrnambool historical society
Historical information
The actual history of this object relating to Warrnambool is unknown at this stage
Significance
Some photos have been identified as local people from Warrnambool
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM