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Lantern Slide - 'Spotted Nightjar Egg', 1920-1940 Image Reg. No: MM 035558

Summary:
Coloured lantern slide depicting a spotted nightjar birds' egg amongst eucalyptus ground cover.

Image by J. R. Kinghorn, (1891-1983), zoologist, museum curator and broadcaster. Kinghorn was employed at the Australian Museum in Sydney between 1907-1956.
Description:
Standard format coloured glass lantern slide bound black rounded square frame with white paper labels above and below image and black and white binding tape on top edge.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of a solitary spotted nightjar egg surrounded by eucalyptus ground cover.
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 - eggs
Inscriptions: Hand written in black ink on white paper label above image: Spotted Nightjar. egg.
Hand written in black ink on white paper label below image: JRKinghorn
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour
Date Made: Australia, 1920-1940
Photographer: J Kinghorn, Australia, 1920-1940

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