Lantern Slide - 'Nest of Black Swan', 1920-1940 Image Reg. No: MM 036011

Coloured lantern slide depicting the nest and eggs of a black swan.

Image by J. R. Kinghorn, (1891-1983), zoologist, museum curator and broadcaster. Kinghorn was employed at the Australian Museum in Sydney between 1907-1956.
Standard format coloured glass lantern slide bound with black binding tape with oval dark grey paper frame surrounding image.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of a black swan nest containing approximately 6 eggs hidden among reeds in a wetland habitat.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: lantern slides, birds
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, James Roy Kinghorn, Zoologist & Museum Curator (1891-1983)
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Ornithology
Tertiary Classification: field observations - nests
Inscriptions: Hand written in white ink on dark grey paper frame above image: J.R.Kinghorn
Hand written in white ink on dark grey paper frame below image: nest of Black Swan. / C. atrata.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour
Date Made: Australia, 1920-1940
Photographer: J Kinghorn, Australia, 1920-1940

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