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Photograph - 'Nest of Pacific Gull', Kent Group Islands, 1890 Image Reg. No: MM 91677

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:
Bird's nest with three eggs of the Pacific Gull (Larus pacificus) on one of the islands of the Kent Group, Bass Strait. Photograph taken by Archibald J. Campbell during a scientific expedition by the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria to the Kent Group of islands 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: bird eggs, islands, natural environment, natural history, nests
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, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Ornithology
Tertiary Classification: field observations - nests
Original Caption: Nest of Pacific Gull
Inscriptions: Caption below the photograph printed in black ink on white paper: " 23. Nest of Pacific Gull."
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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