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Photograph - Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria Scientific Expedition, Kent Group Islands, 1890 Image Reg. No: MM 91511

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 off-white board in bound album with red cloth cover.
Description Of Content:
Members of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria returning to their base camp on Deal Island after a day of collecting samples of the indigenous flora and fauna on nearby North East Island. There are eight men standing alongside a row boat which is anchored on the foreshore. Some of the items which the men have collected are hanging on the side of the boat. The men are standing in front of a low cliff with low vegetation. Photograph taken by Archibald J. Campbell during the Club's scientific expedition 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: birds, cliffs, coastal landscapes, coastlines, islands, natural environment, natural history, rabbits
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: Returning from N. E. Id. with 'Spoils' of the Day."
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink in caption at foot of the page: " 22. Returning from N. E. Id. with 'Spoils' of the Day."
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, 1893

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