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

Description
3125.1 is a black / white photograph on grey card. It is of a lagoon surrounded by trees, grasses.
3125.2 is a black / white photograph of a lagoon showing a fence on the left side,with two men (one holding a baby), a child and a dog in front of the fence on the bank.
Size
H-183mm W-229mm
Object Registration
3125.1; 3125.2
Keywords
lochiel-orbost cameron-james
Historical information
These photographs are of Lochiel "Lagoon next to the Cameron House, "Lochiel" owned by James Cameron.
The three Cameron brothers had entered into a partnership - John selected 200 acres, James 235 acres and Alex. 273 acres, all adjoining. They also took up 'Lochiel' under the suburban lot scheme. The 'Lochiel‟ property went to James on the dissolution of the partnership.
When Made
1906
Significance
This is a pictorial record of Orbost in the early 20th century.
This item is also associated with James Cameron, a prominent early Orbost identity.
Inscriptions & Markings
on front of 3125.1 - Lochiel Lagoon 1906
Last updated
21 Jan 2020 at 11:08AM