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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 bearded man wearing a hat sitting on a horse. He is holding a horse whip. a riding crop. Behind him is a fenced house.
Object Registration
1286
Keywords
pardew-edward
Historical information
Edward James Pardew died in 26/9/1927 aged 92. He came to Orbost from New Zealand in 1886 and selected 720 acres of hill land in the Brodribb area. He was a member of the first Orbost Shire Council. His daughter had a fruit & meat shop in McLeod Street. He was an inaugural vestryman of St James Church of England.

When Made
early 20th century
Significance
Edward Pardew was a prominent Orbost citizen in the late 19th / early 20th century.
Last updated
29 Jul 2019 at 1:15PM