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black and white photograph

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

Description
A black / white portrait photograph, head and shoulders, of a middle - aged man with a white beard.It is an oval shaped photograph set in a cream cardboard mount.
Object Registration
1255
Keywords
martin-robert church-of-england-orbost church-orbost
Historical information
Mr. Robert Martin - First Church of England was a clergyman stationed at Orbost - 1884-1891. Mr Martin, who was appointed by Bishop Moorhouse of Melbourne, to be
Stipendiary Reader in charge of the district in 1885. Prior to that, Mr Martin, a retired sea captain, had unofficially conducted services in all sorts of places, where a congregation could be gathered together, though his business officially was that of a fire insurance argent. (more information in October 2007 Newsletter)
When Made
second half 19th century
Made By
Freeman & Co. (Maker)
Significance
This item is associated with churches in Orbost.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front at bottom - Freeman & Co Sydney
Last updated
20 Jun 2019 at 11:45AM