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Glass Negative - Playground of the Satin Bower Bird, by A.J. Campbell, Mallacoota, Victoria, circa 1895 Reg. No: MM 046462
- Image copied by A.J. Campbell from a picture by Mr. D. Le Souëf, taken at Mallacoota Inlet. Campbell used this in his definitive work, 'Nests and Eggs of Australian Birds including the Geographical Distribution of the Species and Popular Observations Thereon', published by Pawson & Brailsford, Sheffield, England in 1900. In the book Campbell noted, 'Nest - Open, shallow; somewhat loosely constructed of twigs; lined inside with leaves (Eucalyptus) and placed in a scrubby bush or tree, at a height varying from about ten to thirty feet from the ground. Dimensions over all, diameter 7 or 8 inches by 5 inches in depth.'
- Black and white silver gelatin glass negative, half plate, landscape format
- Description Of Content:
- Scrub nest.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
|Tagged with:||nests, bullock teams|
|Themes this item is part of:||Campbell's own observations of the Satin Bower Bird, A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Place Depicted:||Mallacoota, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia|
|Photographer:||Mr D Le Souef|
|User:||Archibald Campbell, circa 1895|
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