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black and white photographs

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

Description
Four black / white photographs. 3084.1 shows two men each holding a rooster. 3084.2 shows a group of five people standing near some goats. 3084.3 and 3084.4 are of the construction of a large metal shed.
Size
H-125mm W-175mm
Object Registration
3084
Keywords
orbost-show macalaster-lachlan holden-jim donald-val agriculture
Historical information
3084.1 is titled "Ready For Launching" and is of Mr Lachlan Macalaster on the left and Mr Jim Holden preparing to release two roosters for a competition - The Rooster Chase,.
3084.2 was taken at the 1978 annual Orbost Show in a new division for goats. the photograph was taken during the judging. Linda and Val Donald are in the photograph'
3084.3 and 3084.4 are of the new pavillion at Newmerella Recreation Ground,
When Made
March 13 1978
Significance
This is a pictorial record associated with the annual Orbost Show which has been a major event in Orbost for over a century. Agricultural shows are an important part of cultural life in small country towns and the Orbost Show is an integral part of Orbost 's agricultural history.
Inscriptions & Markings
Each photograph has a label on the back with detailed information.
Last updated
20 Oct 2019 at 3:04PM