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Photograph - 'Volunteer Cooks', by A.J. Campbell, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, 1904 Image Reg. No: MM 027751

Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a friends and family Christmas camping trip to Ferntree Gully in 1904. The image is part of a Photograph album containing 181 black and white and sepia toned photographs taken by A.J. Campbell, ornithologist, during field trips to various parts of Australia. One of two albums covering these trips [see also HT 15824].
Description Of Content:
A man and two women attending to the camp fire. The man crouches to adjust the fire, one woman stands beside him while the other stands on the right holding a basin. There is an axe leaning against fire wood, a dutch oven, a spade and various billies.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 195 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: axes, billy cans, bushes, camp fires, spades
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: meals
Original Caption: Christmas Camps, Lower Ferntree Gully, 1904 and 1905. (In Acacia Dell) Volunteer Cooks
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia, 1904
Creator: Archibald Campbell, 1904

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