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Negative - Botany Bay, New South Wales, circa 1880 Image Reg. No: MM 003296

Description Of Content:
Construction of the fort on Bare Island, Botany Bay. Designed by Peter Scratchley, Bare Island Fort was built to protect Sydney's water supply. Peter Scratchley also designed Fort Nepean, South Channel and Queenscliff Forts during the period 1875 - 1890.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Dick Paterson, 1986
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: coastal landscapes, coastlines, forts, islands, military forces
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Organisations Depicted: Forrin Island
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Botany Bay, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1880

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