Saturday, 16 February 2013

Picture of the Month - February 2013

“A Typical Victorian Country School” – children tending the garden, c. 1908

This postcard is one of set of 40 recently donated to the RHSV. Titled ‘Victoria – the garden state of Australia’ the set was produced around 1908. The postcards were an advertising tool used by the Victorian Government to encourage migration to Victoria via the Closer Settlement Scheme.     Read more...

1 comment:

Linda said...

Not sure how this blog is working for comments. In the blog overview, you can get to this comments window. But if you expand the post to read the whole post, I cannot see anywhere to comment. Or if you come in from a blog aggregator, you get to just the post without link to comment.

So I gave up last time, and went and commented on facebook!