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black and white photograph

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

Description
A large black / white photograph of a man standing in front of a wooden cottage. there is a horse beside him, a woman standing on a verandah in the background and on the left is a clothes line with what seem to be nappies pegged out.
There is also a copy of the original.
Size
H-125mm W-178mm
Object Registration
1153
Keywords
helmers-george-bendoc
Historical information
There are records of members of the Helmers family attending Bendoc State School. George Helmers was a prospector who mined all the gold from the dry gullies that ran into Bendoc.
George was born in 1866, in Bombala, New South Wales, Australia. He was married to Euphemia Lock, born on October 19 1870, in Bendoc Upper, Victoria, Australia.
When Made
late 19th century - early 20th century
Significance
This photograph is associated with early settlers of Bendoc, East Gippsland.
Inscriptions & Markings
on back - "George Helmers, Errinundra"
Last updated
27 May 2019 at 2:43PM