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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 man standing outside alone with his hands in his pocket. He has a moustache and has a pipe in his mouth. He is wearing a hat.
Size
H-122mm W-74mm
Object Registration
1157
Keywords
bruton-jack murrungowar-hotel orbost-golf-club
Historical information
Jack Bruton selected land at Murrungowar and held the licence for the Murrungowar Hotel. He later became a butcher in Orbost. He was on the first Orbost Golf Club committee in 1906. .The golf club was established in 1906 it was originally formed as the Snowy River Golf Club and played on private land near the banks of the Snowy River just to the south of town.
When Made
before 1921
Significance
This is a pictorial record of Jack Bruton, one of the early settlers of Murrungowar, a former township east of Orbost.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front - "Jack Bruton died 1921"
on back - "Mr Jack Bruton, Murrungower Hotel"
Last updated
27 May 2019 at 2:39PM