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

Description
A ohotograph album with red covers. It contains labelled photographs of East Gippsland. On the front cover a label has been glued on. "Taken by Alex Cameron 1898" is written in red pen.
Size
W-164mm H-133mm D-22mm
Object Registration
3107
Keywords
cameron-alex photographs-east-gippsland
Historical information
The photographs in this album were taken by Alex Cameron in 1898. The captions have been hand-written'
Owned by Alexander Cameron who arrived in Australia in 1853. Alexander Cameron ("Big Alex") was an early settler on the Snowy River flats. he worked the paddle steamer Cheviot for a while, having a wharf and sheds on the Snowy River in 1900. Later moved to Cann River.
This item is part of the Mary Gilbert Collection.
When Made
C1898
Made By
Cameron, Alex (Maker)
Significance
This item is associated with the Cameron family, earty settlers of Orbost. The photographs are pictorial records of early East Gippsland.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front cover - KODAK
on spine - hand written KODAK
Last updated
24 Dec 2019 at 1:26PM