Historical information

The photograph was submitted to the Indigo Shire Photo Competition by Kathy Adamo in the 1980s. The photo depicts two old gas lamps outside the Court House in Beechworth.

The Court House was built in 1856 after Beechworth became known as the legal headquarters in northeast Victoria. The Court House has held a number of trials over the years including many high-profile cases such as the Ned Kelly Trials.

Physical description

Black and white rectangular photo printed on paper mounted on black card.

Inscriptions & markings

TO Indigo Shire Council Photo Comp /
Title 'Lit By A Bygone Era' /
05. BMM 8832 /
Gas Lamps Outside Courthouse Beechworth /
From /
Kathy Adamo /
RMB 4057 /
Wangaratta /
21 6742 /
Contents /
Nikon F301 28-105 /
Exposure Unknown /
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