Envelope - 'The Australasian T&G Mutual Life Assurance Society Ltd, ' circa 1900s-1930s Document Reg. No: HT 23076

Summary:
Envelope had been used for storing negatives of images taken of the Great Ocean Road. There is an image attached to the front of the envelope which depicts the mouth of the St George River, just south of Lorne, with the Great Ocean Road winding around it. This envelope is part of a collection of glass plate negatives, stereoscopic negatives, panoramas, postcards, photographs and cameras belonging to the William S Anderson Collection.

William Anderson purchased 'Norman and Brown's' photographic business in December 1899 and began a strong association with Lorne that was to last for 50 years. From 1898 until his death in 1948 Anderson photographed the changing surrounding landscapes and visitors of guest houses in the area.
Description:
Paper envelope with black printed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jean Clowes
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 127 mm (Height), 177 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: rural victoria, photography, rivers, roads, mountains, townships, natural environments, landscape photography, photographers, oceans, storage, waterfalls
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Processing & Printing
Tertiary Classification: miscellaneous equipment
Inscriptions: Text, printed front: T&G MUTUAL LIFE/THE AUSTRALASIAN/T.&G. Mutual Life/ASSURANCE SOCIETY LTD.
User: Mr William Anderson, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900s-1930s

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