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Photograph - 'Farewell', by A.J. Campbell, Phillip Island, Victoria, Nov 1902 Image Reg. No: MM 70033

Summary:
Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a camping trip to Phillip Island with the Ornithology Union in November 1902. From a photograph album containing 181 black & white and sepia toned photographs taken by Archibald James 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 ferry steaming away from shore. Those on board are waving.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 74 mm (Height), 113 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: ferries, s.s. vixen
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: screw steamers - passenger ferries
Original Caption: 'Farewell'
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Phillip Island, Westernport, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1902
Creator: Archibald Campbell, Nov 1902
Organiser of Event: Royal Australian Ornithologists Union, 1902

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John Jansson Posted on 03 Jan 2011 9:00 AM
Built 1886 by James Halstead at Lavender Bay, Sydney. Served as Western Port ferry 1887 to 1917 together with s.s. Genista. Sunk off Cowes 19 Jul 1917 while under tow to Melbourne and not refloated.

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