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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 the ocean with rocks in the background. It appears to be a copy of a postcard and has been hand trimmed.
Size
H-113mm W-150mm
Object Registration
1161
Keywords
cape-conran
Historical information
This is a scene of Cape Conran, East Gippsland. It appears to be a copy of a postcard which was one of a collection of commercial post cards available to tourists or East Gippsland residents to send to friends or relatives.
When Made
first half 20th century
Significance
Cameras in the early 20th century were not a common family possession and a postcard was a common souvenir and way of sending a short message. Postcards are a valuable research tool in the social and environmental history of a community.
Last updated
27 May 2019 at 2:36PM