black and white photograph
From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria
- A black / white photograph / postcard of five men raking hay in a paddock with two horses and carts in the background.
- H-89mm W-137mm
- agriculture-beans orbost-bean-seeds
- The men in this photograph are harvesting dry bean plants. They have been threshed with flails and raked. the dry straw is tossed off and the dry beans are collected to be hand sorted.
- first half 20th century
- This item is associated with the seed bean industry which was a major industry in the Orbost district for the first half of the 20th century.
- on back - "Orbost, M. Gilbert"
- 27 May 2019 at 3:36PM