Historical information

Department Forestry Refresher Course, 1913. The photograph shows the Conservator of Forests, H MacKay and the Chief Superintendent of State Plantations, John Johnstone, with the Forest Officers of the department outside the Victorian School of Forestry (Tremearne House) in Creswick.

Physical description

sepia photograph mounted on cardboard with separate cardboard backing.

Inscriptions & markings

On the front: With compliments, Conservator of Forests.
R. Morton Photo. Creswick.
On the Back: Photo presented to Forester J.S.Ritchie, Glen Park. Passed down to Asst Supt Pltns. W.Ritchie and finally Divl Forester N.E. Division, R.J. Ritchie.
On separate card backing: Forest Officers (with list of names) including J.Johnstone Chief Supt of Plantations, H McKay Conservator of Forests