[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]. Nicholas Caire, 1837–1918 Aust.
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]
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[The Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell And Peterborough, Victoria]

c1900–1905. Ten printing-out paper photographs, postcard format, each captioned with “N.J. Caire, photo” studio line in negative lower left or right, one card inscribed and dated “14.9.01” in pencil verso, 8.5 x 13.8cm (approx. each). Minor creases or indentations.

Nine of the 10 captions include “Port Campbell” and read (1) Loch and Gorge; (2) Bathing Beach; (3) Island Bay near Loch and Gorge; (4) Iron Clad Rocks, Gibson’s Beach; (5) The Beacon Steps; (6) Glenample Rock, Gibson’s Beach; (7) The Twelve Apostles, Gibson’s Beach; (8) Broken Head, Peterborough; (9) Island Archway near Loch and Gorge; and (10) Castle Rock, Gibson’s Beach.

Inscription includes “Peterboro [sic] House Hotel. Dear children, we are safe after a rough ride through the forest – roads very bad. Splendid weather here since we came, not much fishing yet, either in river or bay.”

Completed in 1932, the Great Ocean Road (tentatively known as the South Coast Road) was built as a memorial to Victoria’s WWI servicemen and women. Ref: Dept of Environment & Energy, Wiki.

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Item #CL195-45

Price (AUD): $5,500.00  other currencies

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