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Photograph - 'Peaks of Flinders (Strezelecki 2,550 Feet)', Flinders Island, 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 91739

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:
A member of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria at Trousers Point, Flinders Island, during the Club's scientific expedition to the Furneaux Group of islands in November 1893. The man is standing on a river bank looking at Mount Strezelecki in the distance.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Museum Archive, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 103 mm (Height), 152 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: islands, mountains, natural environment, natural history, rivers
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: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Natural
Tertiary Classification: mountains
Original Caption: Peaks of Flinders (Strezelecki 2,550 Feet)
Inscriptions: Caption below the photograph handwritten in black ink on backing board: " Peaks of Flinders (Strezelecki 2,550 Feet)"
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
Place & Date Depicted: Green Island, Furneaux Island Group, Bass Strait, Tasmania, Australia

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