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Photograph - 'Gossip', by A.J. Campbell, Ferntree Gully, Victoria, 1905 Image Reg. No: MM 70055

Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a friends and family Christmas camping trip to Ferntree Gully in 1905. 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 group of people outside the mess tent. The remains of a meal are visible in the tent and some of the people appear to be holding tea cups. The cook is seated in the mess tent.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 94 mm (Height), 150 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: camp sites, meals, mess tents, social activities
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: Gossip
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia, 1905
Creator: Archibald Campbell, 1905

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