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Photograph - Deal Island, Bass Strait, 1890 Image Reg. No: MM 91507

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:
View of the rocky coastline of Deal Island, Bass Strait. In the foreground is a man holding a rifle. In the distance is either North East Island or Mutton Bird Island. 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: cliffs, coastal landscapes, coastlines, hunters, islands, natural environment, natural history, rifles
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, Arms Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Hunting
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: Scene from Deal Id., N.E. or Mutton Bird Id. in distance
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink in caption at foot of the page: " 17. Scene from Deal Id., N.E. or Mutton Bird Id. in distance."
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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