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photograph album

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

Description
A large photograph album with a deep purple ornate cover. It contains photographs of local people with most labelled.
Size
H-280mm W-230mm
Object Registration
1370
Keywords
photograph-album whillance saunders morris wright conlan cameron-james
Historical information
James Hossack and his wife, Penuel, arrived in Geelong from Scotland on Christmas Day 1852.
This album contains photographs of the Saunders family; Gertrude Morris, sister of Percy Morris; Isabella Wright; the Whillance family; Mrs Stevens; Mrs Conlan of Marlo;and her sister Susanna who died aged 62 in 1918; Bella Turnbull, wife of Captain McNeill of Marlo;Hon. James Cameron, First President of the Orbost Shire, M.L.A. East Gippsland 1902-1920.
When Made
from 1913
Significance
This item is a pictorial record of many Orbost locals of the first quarter of the 20th century.
Inscriptions & Markings
inside- "Best love to Lucy from Fred & Daisy Christmas 1913"
On front page on white label - " The unnamed photos belonged to Mr James Hossack - March 1821 to January 1921. They are from Scotland, Geelong, Ballarat, Melbourne. She landed at Geelong 1853 with her husband."
Last updated
11 Oct 2019 at 5:19PM