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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A very stained shite paper account with black print and red lines from E. Swan, Orbost Tank Factory, to R. Cameron.
Size
H-178mm W-207mm
Object Registration
597
Keywords
swan-e. cameron-robert-pullar
Historical information
E. Swan (of Bairnsdale) purchased the Orbost Tank Factory from Mr E. F. Reynolds. Swan was a tinsmith, coppersmith, plumber, zinc and iron worker who specialised in repairing tanks.
Robert Pullar Cameron was a Shire Councillor for many years. He married Penuel Hossack and had a family of James, Flora, Penuel and Alex.
When Made
13th May, 1915
Made By
Swan, E. (Maker)
Significance
This item is an example of the book-keeping of an Orbost business in the early 20th century and is a useful research tool.
Last updated
18 Jan 2018 at 3:43PM