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postcard series

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

Description
A colour postcard series with photographs of Orbost and the district. The cover photograph is of the Snowy River Bridge. There is an information card.
Size
H-85mm W-140mm
Object Registration
3180
Keywords
postcards-orbost postcards-east-gippsland
Historical information
Included are photographs of the Orbost township, the Snowy River at Marlo, Gypsy Point, Buchan Caves and Bairnsdale.
In the 1960s Orbost had a population of 4000 and was a major tourist attraction in Eastern Victoria with sufficient accommodation and facilities. It was the major town close to several national parks with access to either the surf or the snow.
When Made
1960s
Made By
Rose Stereograph Company (Maker)
Significance
These postcards are pictorial records of Orbost in the 1960s. Postcards are very interesting records of places. architecture and transport.
Inscriptions & Markings
Each photograph is labelled. at the bottom.
Last updated
9 Mar 2020 at 3:01PM