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framed photograph

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

Description
A large enhanced photograph in black / white of the head and shoulders of a moustached man in a suit.
Size
H-805mm W-705mm D-55mm
Object Registration
1369
Keywords
rowe-john education-orbost
Historical information
John Rowe began his teaching career at Orbost and Jarrahmond in 1886, a career which continued at Orbost until 1908 when he retired due to ill health. He began teaching at Orbost, (initially part-time with Jarrahmond) on 10th May 1886, following the very short tenure of the first appointee, Campbell MacKay. (more information Newsletter June 2018 - Lois Crisp)
When Made
early 20th century
Significance
This item is associated with the history of education in the Orbost district.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front - "John Rowe Esq, First Head Teacher of Orbost State School"
Last updated
10 Oct 2019 at 3:31PM