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Photograph - Great Ocean Road, Lorne, Victoria, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107498

Summary:
Sepia photograph taken by photographer AE Jarratt, featuring the Great Ocean Road alongside the sea in the Victorian seaside locale of Lorne.

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.
Description:
Panoramic photograph printed on textured cream paper with border and stamped with photographer studio details on reverse.
Description Of Content:
Panoramic photograph of a seascape with a dirt road at left in foreground sweeping around a bay at right. Gum trees follow the road on both sides, and waves can be seen breaking onto the beach.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 100 mm (Height), 325 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: beaches, eucalypts, trees, roads, seascapes, photographers, oceans, photographic exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: roadsides
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 possibly 1921.
Place & Date Depicted: Lorne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
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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