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Photograph - Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria Scientific Expedition, Kent Group Islands, 1890 Image Reg. No: MM 91501

Summary:
One of sixty-nine black and white and sepia photographs in a bound album [six of which are loose] taken by A J Campbell during a Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria expedition to Kent Group of islands, Bass Strait in 1890. The album also includes a map of Kent Group in the inside front cover and numerous contemporary newspaper clippings relating to the expedition.
Description:
Black and white photograph mounted on grey board in bound album with red cloth cover.
Description Of Content:
The Field Naturalists Club of Victoria setting up camp on Deal Island, Bass Strait. Pictured are nine members of the club and, to the right, a bullock team and a cart laden with a water barrel. The campsite is at the foot of a low cliff with sparse vegetation. Photograph taken by Archibald J. Campbell during a scientific expedition by the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria to the Kent Group of islands, Bass Strait in 1890.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Museum Archive, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 105 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: bullock teams, bullocks, camp sites, carts, islands, natural environment, natural history
Themes this item is part of: Field Naturalist Trip to the Furneaux Group, Part Three, Cape Barren Island, 1890, The Field Naturalist's Club of Victoria Expedition to Kent Group, 1890, Field Naturalist Trip to the Furneaux Group, Part One, circa 1890, Field Naturalist Trip to the Furneaux Group, Part Two, Babel Islands, 1890, The Field Naturalist's Visit to Kent Group, 1890, Field Naturalist Trip to the Furneaux Group (Part Four) - Chappell Island, 1890, Field Naturalist Trip to the Furneaux Group (Part Five) - Conclusion, 1890, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), A.J. Campbell Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: expeditions
Original Caption: Striking Camp
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink in caption at foot of the page: " 14. Striking Camp."
Organisations Depicted: Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria
Format: Photograph: Sepia; 5½ in. x 4 in.
Place & Date Depicted: Green Island, Furneaux Island Group, Bass Strait, Tasmania, Australia, 1890
Photographer: Archibald Campbell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Organiser of Expedition: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1890

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