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Photograph - 'The Crossing, Pat's River, Flinders Island', 1893 Image Reg. No: MM 91820

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, ornithologist and photographer 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:
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Three men seated on granite boulders in the waters of Pat's River, Flinders Island. Photograph taken by Archibald J. Campbell during a scientific expedition by the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria to the Furneaux Group of islands in November 1893. The men are probably members of the Field Naturalists Club.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Museum Archive, 2006
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 105 mm (Height), 152 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: islands, 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, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Field Naturalists Club of Victoria
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Natural
Tertiary Classification: riverscapes
Original Caption: The Crossing, Pat's River, Flinders Island
Inscriptions: Caption below an identical photograph [MM 091769] handwritten in black ink on backing board: "The Crossing - Pat's River (Flinder's Id.)".
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 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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