Sepia photograph taken by photographer AE Jarratt featuring a seascape in the Victorian seaside locale of Lorne, circa 1920.

Some of Jarratt's photographs of Lorne and Mt Buffalo were exhibited at the Fine Art Society's Galleries at 100 Exhibition Street Melbourne, from October 9 to October 31, 1921.

Description of Content

Panoramic photograph of beach scene with a dirt road in foreground sweeping around a small bay. The road is lined by trees and by a fence on the far side of the road. Past the fence a small tree is protected by a wooden box. Electricity wires run along the road as well, and an electricity post is clearly visible at right. At far right is a pier stretching out into the ocean.

Physical Description

Panoramic photograph printed on textured cream paper with border around the edge and stamped with photographer studio details on reverse.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making

  • Acquisition Information

    Unknown Acquisition Method from Unknown, Before 2010

  • Photographer

    Photographic Artist, Great Ocean Road, Lorne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920
    Jarratt exhibited some of his works in 1921 so the latest possible date is possibly 1921.

  • Place & Date Depicted

    Lorne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

  • Format

    Photograph, Sepia

  • Inscriptions

    Back, sideways at proper left hand side, printed, black ink: [in oval frame] 'A.E. JARRATT / [decorative line] / Photographic Artist / [decorative line and two stars on either side ] / LORNE' Back, at proper left hand side, facing upside down to stamp, handwritten, pencil: '1/9'

  • Classification

    Environments, Coastal, Roadsides

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • Dimensions

    325 mm (Width), 100 mm (Height)

  • References

    See State Library of Victoria catalogue of AE Jarratt's exhibition in 1921: [Link 1] A review of the exhibition can be found here for The Argus, Thursday 20 October 1921: [Link 2] 'Exhibition of photographs from Lorne and Mt. Buffalo by A.E. Jarratt : October 9th to 31st, 1921, held at the Fine Art Society's Galleries, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne', Jarratt, A. E. , Victorian Printing Works, 1921. [held at State Library of Victoria, call number 238070]

  • Keywords

    Beaches, Electricity, Fences, Oceans, Photographers, Photographic Exhibitions, Roads, Seascapes, Trees