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black / white postcard

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

Description
A photograph / postcard which shows a group of men and women in a large forest clearing. The women are dressed in white(?) dresses with ribbon bows at the neck. The men are in suits. Most are wearing hats. In the back right corner are two horse - drawn carriages.
Size
H-87mm W-137mm
Object Registration
3167
Keywords
cameron-annie celebrations-outdoor
Historical information
This postcard seems to have been written by Grace Cameron to Annie (Cameron) Gilbert. There is mention of a harvest festival.
When Made
late 19th - early 20th century
Significance
The Cameron and Gilbert families are early settlers of the Orbost area. This photograph is a pictorial record of dress in the late 19th and early 20th century. It depicts the the high standards of dress at informal occasions
Inscriptions & Markings
on the back is a hand -written letter
Last updated
17 Feb 2020 at 2:06PM