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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 of a man with wavy hair, a small white beard and moustache.
Size
H-156mm W-110mm
Object Registration
1293
Historical information
This is a photograph of Mr Harry Felix . Richardson who selected land at Bete Bolong in 1887. He married Elizabeth Wardle in 1893 and had no children. Harry Richardson was a keen angler, rifle shooter and cricketer and was very much involved with the local community. With his brother, Alan, he had pioneered the move to the Snowy in 1878. He died in Bairnsdale , aged 83, in 1941.
When Made
C1877
Significance
Harry Richardson was a prominent and active member of the Orbost community in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Last updated
8 Aug 2019 at 2:44PM