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Glass Negative - Nest of the Ground Thrush, by A.J. Campbell, Upper Yarra, Victoria, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 47304

Summary:
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 9, where Campbell noted: 'Eggs - Clutch, two to three; true oval in form; texture of shell fine; surface glossy; colour, light warmish-green, spotted and blotched, usually all over, with reddish or rufous-brown, intermingled with cloud-like markings of dull-red. Dimensions in inches of proper clutches: A (1) 1.33 x .9, (2) 1.32 x .92, (3) 1.31 x .92; B (1) 1.29 x .87, (2) 1.28 x .86, (3) 1.24 x .86.'
Description Of Content:
Nest with four eggs.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: eggs, nests
Themes this item is part of: Campbell's own observations of the Ground Thrush, Campbell's own observations of the Ground Thrush, A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Wildlife
Tertiary Classification: nests
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place Depicted: Upper Yarra, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia
Photographer: Archibald Campbell, circa 1895

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