Historical information

The original building situated to the right and rear of this complex was moved from Upper Halls Gap C1896. It was bought by James Balmain as a private residence having previously been a school. Additions were made to 'Bellfield' over the next 10-12 years and it became a guest house in 1910 when purchased by Mrs Matilda Thompson. It is likely that she is one of the ladies in the photograph. The message written on the one post card is: "wishing you the best of luck. and a speedy return to Halls Gap and good health from The Bakeryites.

Physical description

Front aspect of Bellfield Guesthouse with 3 ladies and 3 gentlemen on the veranda Wonderland Range in background, One post card has hand written message Total of 4 original postcards and 2 copies of same

Inscriptions & markings

The Rose Series P 1666 Postcard with greetings message reads:" To Mr Ross, Wishing you the best of luck and a speedy return to Halls' Gap and good health from the Bakerites: