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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 and a woman people standing in a large paddock of pumpkins.
Size
H-110mm W-152mm
Object Registration
1256
Keywords
rodwell-harold rodwell-ina pumpkins-orbost agriculture-orbost farming-orbost
Historical information
This photograph shows Harold Rodwell and his daughter, Ina, in a paddock full of pumpkins. Pumpkins were grown widely on Orbost farms and used to feed pigs.
There was usually a competition for the heaviest or biggest pumpkin at the annual Orbost agricultural Show.
When Made
firts half 20th century
Made By
Warren, Mrs H. (photographer)
Significance
This photograph is associated with the history of pumpkin growing in the Orbost district.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front - INA & H, Rodwell
Last updated
27 Jun 2019 at 12:00PM