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Glass Negative - Cranbourne Meteorite, Known as the Bruce Meteorite, Copy of Richard Daintree's 1862 Photograph by A.J. Campbell, National Museum of Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 047535

Summary:
This glass negative by Archibald James Campbell is an image of the original photograph taken by Richard Daintree in 1862. The image shows the Cranbourne Meteotrite during excavated in Feb 1862.
Description Of Content:
Cranbourne Number 1 specimen or 'Bruce Meteorite'.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: museum history, photographers, geology, natural sciences, meteorites
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Geology
Tertiary Classification: meteorites
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place Depicted: Cranbourne (?), Victoria (?), Australia

Comments

Steve Posted on 02 Sep 2010 7:20 PM
The picture is upside down.
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Cranbourne meteorite [picture]
Date(s) of creation: [Feb. 21, 1862]
negative : glass collodion wet plate ; 20.2 x 25.3 cm.
Reproduction rights owned by the State Library of Victoria
Accession Number: H36594
Image Number: b26808
Discovery Centre Posted on 11 Sep 2010 10:07 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Steve - Thanks for that, we'll pass it on to the appropriate staff member.

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