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

Two black / white photographs of a woman in a pen feeding two emus and some chickens.
H-84mm W-135mm
Object Registration
grove-annie grove-carl
Historical information
Charles Henry [Carl] Grove died on 17/4/1938 at Box Hill at the age of 88 and was buried in Orbost. Prior to coming to the Snowy River district, Carl worked as overseer on Buchan Station. In 1880, he selected land at Newmerella after first coming here in 1874 with early selector James A Robertson. He married Annie Robertson in 1876. Carl was a farmer, hop and seed grower and nurseryman. He was an elected Councillor of the newly formed Tambo Shire in 1882, and then in 1892 to the Orbost Shire where
he served for many years filling various public roles. In 1911, he shifted to Queensland, but later returned to Victoria and died at Box Hill. (info. Newsletter 113)
When Made
late 19th century
Made By
Segerberg & Bulmer (Maker)
Last updated
29 Jul 2019 at 1:32PM