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Photograph - by A.J. Campbell, South Yarra, Victoria, 1891 Image Reg. No: MM 20569

Description Of Content:
The Yarra River in flood. A man stands on an embankment on the right and there are partly and fully submerged buildings in the background. Flood- waters are flowing rapidly around telegraph poles standing in the water.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 10.5 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: floods, rivers, telegraph infrastructure, telegraph poles, 1 or 1 1, 1 1, 1 and 1 1, or 1 1--, order by 1000, or a a
Themes this item is part of: Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), A.J. Campbell Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Metropolitan - Melbourne
Tertiary Classification: floods
Original Caption: Great Flood 1891 - Railway Bridge S.Y.
Organisations Depicted: Yarra River
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Creator: Archibald Campbell, 1891

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