Historical information

This photograph was taken at the 1937 Back to Orbost celebrations. Some of the family names recorded are: Boucher; Farquhar; Nixon; Richardson; Gilbert; Henderson; Rodwell; Herbert; Cameron; Reynolds; MacDonald; Cowell; Lyons; Warren; Pleydell; Ralston and Perry.


This is a useful research tool. It is a contemporary pictorial record of Orbost residents in 1937.

Physical description

Two long black / white photographs of a large group of people standing or sitting outside a building. 983.1 has some names written underneath it. Both are on grey buff cards.

Inscriptions & markings

on front - "Orbost Celebrations 1937 Back To School'