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Glass Negative - White-Breasted Robin's Nest, by A.J. Campbell, Australia, circa 1895 Reg. No: MM 046130
- 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. This particular image was featured as Plate 12, where Campbell notes 'Eggs - Clutch, two usually; inclined to oval in form; texture of shell fine; surface glossy; colour, olive or bronze-green, of a darker shade on or around the apex. Most resemble those of the Dusky or Hooded Robins. Dimensions in inches of a clutch: (1) .83 x .6, (2) .81 x .61; of another pair: (1) .86 x .61, (2) .83 x .59.'
- Description Of Content:
- Nest with two eggs in fork of tree branch.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
|Tagged with:||eggs, nests, robins|
|Themes this item is part of:||Campbell's own observations of the White-breasted Robin, A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||NATURAL SCIENCES|
|Tertiary Classification:||specimens - nests|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Photographer:||Archibald Campbell, circa 1895|