Historical information

This photograph was taken from the balcony of the Star of the West Hotel. There are three Orbost men in the photograph, front right. They are Frank Nixon, John Johnston and Keith Lynn.


This item is associated with agriculture which has always been a significant part of Orbost's history. The men in the photograph are prominent early settlers of the Orbost district.

Physical description

A large sepia photograph on a cream buff card. It is of a large group of men standing in a street.

Inscriptions & markings

on front - "Farmers' Convention at Port Fairy. Frank Nixon, John Johnston, Keith Lynn"