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Glass Negative - Nest of the Regent Bird, by A.J. Campbell, Victoria, circa 1895 Reg. No: MM 046344
- Image taken by A.J. Campbell in preparation for 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. Campbell noted: 'Nest - Flat, slightly concave; loosely constructed of coarse twigs or dead branchlets, lined on top with fine brownish twigs and yellowish wire-like stems of a climbing plant, the latter being chiefly placed round the side; usually situated in dense scrub, at a height of from twelve to twenty-five feet from the ground. Dimensions over all, 12 inches long by 60 inches broad and 2 inches thick.'
- Black and white silver gelatin glass negative, half plate, landscape format
- Description Of Content:
- Man with shotgun beside forest stream.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
|Tagged with:||firearms, rivers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Campbell's own observations of the Regent Bird, A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Arms Collection, Leisure Collection|
|Primary Classification:||NATURAL SCIENCES|
|Secondary Classification:||Field Naturalists|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Archibald Campbell, circa 1895|