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framed black and white photograph

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

Description
A black / white photograph of an old man, unshaven, missing front teeth and wearing a hat. It is on a brown buff card under glass in a heavy, black wooden frame.
Size
H-760mm W-620mm
Object Registration
1342
Keywords
railway-east-gippsland navvy-railway
Historical information
No information available.
According to the label this is a photograph of "a well known reprobate among the navvies who built the railway line" - probably the East Gippsland Bairnsdale to Orbost line.
When Made
1914
Made By
Vogt, Stanley (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
on bottom of photograph - "S Vogt 1914"
on card at front - "Shoot 'em, Fly 'em. A well known reprobate among the navvies who built the railway line"
Last updated
22 Nov 2019 at 2:49PM