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Photograph - 'Off Green Island', Bass Strait, 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 91725

One of sixty-nine black and white and sepia toned photographs in a bound album [six of which are loose] taken by A J Campbell during a Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria scientific expedition to the Furneaux Group of islands, Bass Strait, in November1893.The album also includes a map of the Kent Group of islands in the inside front cover and numerous contemporary newspaper clippings relating to the expedition.
Sepia toned photograph mounted on off-white board in bound album with red cloth cover.
Description Of Content:
Members of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria on Green Island, Furneaux Group, during the Club's scientific expedition to the islands in November 1893. Two of the men are standing on the foreshore and a third man is in a row board. A sail boat, probably used to transport the men from their base camp on another nearby island, is a little further out at sea.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Museum Archive, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 92 mm (Height), 140 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: islands, natural environment, natural history, row boats, sailing boats
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, Transport Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: expeditions
Original Caption: Off Green Island
Inscriptions: Caption below the photograph handwritten in black ink on backing board: "Off Green Island".
Format: Photograph: Sepia; 5½ in. x 3½ in.
Place & Date Depicted: Green Island, Furneaux Island Group, Bass Strait, Tasmania, Australia, 1893
Photographer: Archibald Campbell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Organiser of Expedition: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1893

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