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Negative - Portland, Victoria, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 002941

Description Of Content:
Picnic groups on the Portland foreshore. There is a small kiosk on the left and a church spire in the distance.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr & Mrs J Rivett, 1986
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: churches, kiosks, picnics picnicking
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Picnicking
Tertiary Classification: beaches
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Portland, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
Creator: K Rivett, circa 1920


Brendon Jarrett Posted on 13 Jun 2014 11:37 PM
This section of beach is that on which Edward Henty, sometimes described as the first permanent settler in Victoria, landed in 1834. The area under the pine trees on the rise (left) was the site of the Band Rotunda used by the Portland Brass Band for Sunday concerts.

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