W Westlake Working Men's Store

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A photograph of the W Westlake Working Men's Store, Ormondville.

W Westlake opened the second goods store in Ormondville, the first being run by J J Browne. There are several men, women and children posed in front of the store. The man standing in the middle in front of the store is thought to be W Westlake and the surrounding figures family members and workers. At the extreme right a child in a perambulator is visible.

In the right shop window a large hand saw, wash jug and basin are visible. In the left shop window there are clothing and blankets. Gardening tools are visible on the verandah.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, circa 1888.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to card within an album covered in brown linen with Scrap Book embossed on the front in gold.
Height x Width: 198 x 245mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
Circa 1885
Credit Line
from the estate of Miss Elizabeth Webb
Other number(s)
m99/78/1, 8866, 78038


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