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Photograph - Horsedrawn Carriage with Passengers, Benwerrin, Victoria, 1900-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 042159

Summary:
Black and whit image of a horse drawn carriage with passengers outside the Benwerrin Refreshment Room, on the way to or from Lorne. 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 mounted on board.
Description Of Content:
Horsedrawn Royal Mail carriage with passengers stopped out the front of Benwerrin Refreshment Room.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Jean Clowes
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 253 mm (Height), 302 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Overall

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Tagged with: advertising, horses, shops, signage, horsedrawn vehicles, travel tourism, restaurants, picket fences, stagecoaches
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Drawn Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: mail coaches
Inscriptions: Hand written in black ink on front of board: 'LORNE.'

Hand written in grey pencil on back of board: '42897 / 1037'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Benwerrin, Victoria, Australia, 1900-1920
Photographer: Mr William Anderson, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, 1900-1920

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