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Photograph - Horsedrawn Coach & Passengers, Lorne, Victoria, 1892 Image Reg. No: MM 109210

Summary:
Black and white image of horsedrawn coach crossing a low creek in front of a wooden bridge. People sit on roof of coach and inside coach whilst two chidlren pose in foreground. It 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:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Six horses pictured drinking from a river, harnessed to a carriage seating seven men. A child standing on a bridge with a sign dated 11.2.1892 is pictured in the background. Two children are standing on rocks in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jean Clowes
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 127 mm (Height), 202 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: rural victoria, bridges, horsedrawn vehicles, carriages, travel tourism, road transport, carts, coaches, people
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Drawn Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: passenger carriages
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Lorne, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Photographer: Mr William Anderson, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, 1892

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