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Digital Photograph - Man & Woman at Campsite with Tents, Wagon & Tables, Ninety Mile Beach, 1907 Reg. No: MM 110877
- This photograph shows an unknown man and woman at the O'Connor campsite on Ninety Mile Beach, 1907.
The family remembers 'Every year the O'Connors would camp at different spots along Ninety Mile Beach, such as Reeves Beach etc. They would load up the wagon with the table and bed rolls and would pick a spot make camp. Here you can see the dune behind them and their clothes drying on the bushes.'
The photographer of this image, Doctor Sydney Pern, was a friend of the contributor's family, who lived in Yarram. In addition to his duties as the local GP, he was an enthusiastic amateur photographer.
- Description Of Content:
- Man and woman working at camp site, with tents, wagon and tables.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Helen Hickey, 2006
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Camping & Caravanning|
|Inscriptions:||Camp Easter 1907|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||90 Mile Beach, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1907|
|Photographer:||Dr Sydney Pern
Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Family friend.