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Photograph - Fernhem

From the Collection of Mt Dandenong & District Historical Society Inc. Farndons Community Hall 42 Falls Road Mt Dandenong Victoria

Description
B & W photograph from Rose Series postcard showing front view of Fernhem Guest House in sassafras. There are two men, a dog and a child in the foreground with a group of people on the verandah. A large tree is in the garden RHS.
Size
9 X 14
Object Registration
SAS0025
Keywords
sassafras, guest house, fernhem, tutt, the crescent
Historical information
Fernhem Guest House situated in The Crescent at Sassafras. It is now a private home.
An advert in the 1910 'Hotel and Boarding House Guide' states that: FERNHEM - Is beautifully situated amongst fernery glades and gladsome nature's sights. The accommodation offered is exceptional and the Proprietress with the greatest pleasure strives to make her guests during their stay, whether brief or lengthy, as happy and comfortable as human skill will allow. TERMS 30 /- PER WEEK. Milk and cream from our own cows. Correspondence invited. Mrs. TUTT, "Fernhem" SASSAFRAS.
When Made
c1916
Inscriptions & Markings
The Rose Series # 1475 "FERNHEM' SASSAFRAS VICTORIA
Last updated
1 Feb 2019 at 2:40PM