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black and white photograph

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

A black / white photograph of two children, holding their hats , standing in front of a tree outside a school fence.
H-85mm W-140mm
Object Registration
mcdonald-ian mcdonald-jean orbost-education rowe-john
Historical information
Ian and Jean McDonald are the children of Mr and Mrs Norman McDonald of 42 Gladstone Street, Orbost. This photograph was taken in late January 1919 on the occasion of Jean's first day of school at the house of John Rowe, a former headmaster, who then lived 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 is a pictorial record of a significant event in the life of the McDonald family of early Orbost.
Inscriptions & Markings
on back - "Ian & Jean McDonald opposite the school"
Last updated
27 May 2019 at 2:38PM