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Photograph - 'Meal Time', by A.J. Campbell, Lysterfield, Victoria, 1903 Image Reg. No: MM 69956

Summary:
Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a family and friends Christmas camping trip to Lyterfield in 1903. 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 large group of people dining under canvas awnings which are suspended from trees. A man on the left, in a white apron may be the cook. There is a young boy seated in the foreground and a man, holding a cup, standing by what appears to be a water bag.
There is a rifle leaning against a tree and an axe which has its head buried in the ground.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 125 mm (Height), 199 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: awnings, axes, cooks, eating dining, firearms, water bags
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Arms Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: campsites
Original Caption: Meal-Time
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Lysterfield, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1903
Creator: Archibald Campbell, 1903

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