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

Description
A large framed photograph of a football team - three rows, . The back row is standing, middle row seated on a bench and the front row sitting on the ground. The photograph is mounted on a dark grey buff card. The frame is an ornate brown and gold wooden one.
Object Registration
1302
Historical information
The Orbost Football Club was started in 1894.
The Orbost football club players were known as the Busters and wore green and gold guernseys. An Orbost football team has participated in the East Gippsland League since the early 20th century. In 2003 in response to a dwindling population, the Snowy Rovers and Orbost Football Clubs were driven to merge into the Orbost Snowy Rovers
When Made
1912
Made By
Howard D. Bulmer (Maker)
Significance
Football clubs, through their many changes, have always been an important social fabric of the community.
Sport is often regarded as an important part of life in rural Australia, contributing to community identity, sense of place, social interaction and good health.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front below the photograph - "Presented to Orbost Football Club Premiers in 1912 by Howard D. Bulmer"
Last updated
15 Aug 2019 at 12:39PM