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black and white photograph

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

Description
A black / white photograph of a dilapidated farm shed with three horses in the foreground. A house can be seen in the background (left) behind a fence.
Size
H-125mm W-202mm
Object Registration
1039
Keywords
watt-john-orbost farming-buildings
Historical information
Mr John Watt set up farming in 1879. He was a native of Port Fairy. He was educated in Scotland and came back to Victoria and selected 320 acres on the Snowy River.The property extended from Majors Creek Road to around about Gilbert's Gulch.
When Made
first half 20th century
Significance
This is associated with John Watt, a prominent early settler in Orbost.
Inscriptions & Markings
on back - "Watts Farm"
Last updated
3 Jun 2019 at 1:44PM