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Photograph - Mouth of the St George River & The Great Ocean Road, Lorne District, Victoria, 1930s Image Reg. No: MM 109407

Summary:
Black and white image depicting the mouth of the St George River, just south of the town of Lorne, with the Great Ocean Road winding around and over it. 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:
Monochrome silver gelatin panorama photograph.
Description Of Content:
Coastal landscape showing the Great Ocean Road and river in foreground. Ocean and mountains pictured in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jean Clowes
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 80 mm (Height), 266 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: motor cars, rivers, roads, mountains, coastal landscapes, landscape photography, oceans, bushland
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: landscapes
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Lorne District, Victoria, Australia, 1930s
Photographer: Mr William Anderson, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, 1930s

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