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Photograph - Great Ocean Road, Lorne, Victoria, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107497

Sepia photograph taken by photographer AE Jarratt featuring a seascape 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 beach scene with a dirt road in foreground sweeping around a small bay. The road is lined by trees and by a fence on the far side of the road. Past the fence a small tree is protected by a wooden box. Electricity wires run along the road as well, and an electricity post is clearly visible at right. At far right is a pier stretching out into the ocean.
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Discipline: History
Dimensions: 100 mm (Height), 325 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: electricity, beaches, fences, trees, roads, seascapes, photographers, oceans, photographic exhibitions, postcards
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: roadsides
Inscriptions: Back, sideways 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 possibly 1921.
Place & Date Depicted: Lorne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
References: See State Library of Victoria catalogue of AE Jarratt's exhibition in 1921:

A review of the exhibition can be found here for The Argus, Thursday 20 October 1921:

'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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