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Photograph - Farm Scene, Lorne, Victoria, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107321

Sepia photograph taken by photographer A.E. Jarratt featuring a farming scene in the Victorian seaside locale of Lorne, circa 1920.

Some of Jarratt's photographs of Lorne and Mt Buffalo were exhibited at the Fine Art Society's Galleries at 100 Exhibition Street Melbourne, from October 9 to October 31, 1921.
Panoramic photograph printed on textured cream paper with border around the edge, and stamped with photographer studio details on reverse.
Description Of Content:
Panoramic photograph of forest and farm scene, featuring houses and cleared farming land. In the foreground are close-up views of several trees, which frame the scene. At left a dirt road sweeps down to a house surrounded by cultivated land and gum trees. Behind it some distance away is another house and outbuildings. In the middle of the photograph is a large area of cleared land, some of it cultivated. At right and along the entire background are gum trees. Some of the trees at right are dead. A road seems to be located at far right.
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Discipline: History
Dimensions: 100 mm (Height), 325 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: photographers, photographic exhibitions, farms, agriculture, forests, eucalypts, trees, houses, farm houses, farm outbuildings
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: landscapes
Inscriptions: Back, at proper left hand side, printed, black ink: [in oval frame] 'A.E. JARRATT / [decorative line] / Photographic Artist / [decorative line and two stars on either side ] / LORNE'

Back, at proper left hand side, facing upside down to stamp, handwritten, pencil: '1/9'
Format: Photograph: Sepia
Photographer: A.E. Jarratt - Photographic Artist, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

Jarratt exhibited some of his works in 1921, so the latest possible date is probably 1921.
References: See State Library of Victoria catalogue of AE Jarratt's exhibition in 1921: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/artpam/0/1/8/pdf/ar0185.pdf

A review of the exhibition can be found here for The Argus, Thursday 20 October 1921: http://newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/4633549

'Exhibition of photographs from Lorne and Mt. Buffalo by A.E. Jarratt : October 9th to 31st, 1921, held at the Fine Art Society's Galleries, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne', Jarratt, A. E. , Victorian Printing Works, 1921. [held at State Library of Victoria, call number 238070]

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