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black and white photograph

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

H-137mm W-82mm
Object Registration
mcdonald-ian mcdonald-jean education-orbost
Historical information
Ian and Jean McDonald were the children of Mr and Mrs Norman McDonald of 42 Gladstone Street, Orbost. This photograph was taken in late January, 1919 on Jean's first day at school.. It was taken at the home of John Rowe, the former headmaster of Orbost Primary School. He was then living opposite the school.
Norman Alexander McDonald was a book-keeper at Macarthur‟s and was very musical. He was proprietor of the Capitol Cafe, Nicholson Street, Orbost, selling the business to Mr Coad on 4th December 1947.
When Made
This photograph record an important event in the life of an Orbost family in the early 20th century.
Inscriptions & Markings
A black / white photograph of two young children, a boy and a girl, sitting on the verandah of a house.
Last updated
27 May 2019 at 2:41PM