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Photograph - 'Camping Quarters, Trousers Point, Flinders Island', 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 91708

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 the Furneaux Group of islands, Bass Strait in November1893 The album also includes a map of Kent Group in the inside front cover and numerous contemporary newspaper clippings relating to the expedition.
Description:
Sepia photograph mounted on off-white board in bound album with red cloth cover.
Description Of Content:
Members of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria at their campsite at Trousers Point, Flinders Island, during the Club's scientific expedition to the Furneaux Group of islands, Bass Strait, in 1893. The party, eight men and a boy, are sharing a meal in front of their tents. On the ground are some of the camping items, including packs, an axe, a rifle and a billy can.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Museum Archive, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 140 mm (Height), 188 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: camp sites, islands, natural environment, natural history, portraits
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, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: campsites
Original Caption: Camping Quarters - Trouser's Point, Flinder's Island
Inscriptions: Caption below the photograph handwritten in black ink on backing board: " Camping Quarters - Trouser's Point, Flinder's Island".
Format: Photograph: Sepia; 7½ in. x 5½ in.
Place & Date Depicted: Green Island, Furneaux Island Group, Bass Strait, Tasmania, Australia, 1890
Photographer: Archibald Campbell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Organiser of Expedition: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1890

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