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Photograph - 'Camp at Trousers Point, Flinders Island', 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 91736

Summary:
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.
Description:
Sepia toned photograph mounted on off-white board in bound album with red cloth cover.
Description Of Content:
Base camp of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria at Trousers Point, Flinders Island. Photograph taken by Archibald J. Campbell during the Club's scientific expedition to the Furneaux Group of islands in November 1893. There are three men in front of the tents. One of the men is holding a rifle and a wicker creel fishing basket and is wearing a 'swaggie's' hat. On the ground is a water barrel and pail.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Museum Archive, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 105 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: camp sites, fishing equipment, islands, natural environment, natural history, portraits, 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, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: campsites
Original Caption: Camp - Trouser's Point
Inscriptions: Caption below the photograph handwritten in black ink on backing board: " Camp - Trouser's Point"
Format: Photograph: Sepia; 6 in. x 4 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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