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Photograph - 'The Sword-Grass Rookery', by A.J. Campbell, Phillip Island, Victoria, Nov 1896 Image Reg. No: MM 70061

Summary:
Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a Mutton- Bird Egging trip to Phillip Island in November 1896. 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:
Two people searching for eggs on a hillside rookery. The ocean is visible in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 137 mm (Height), 196 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: eggs, muttonbirds, rookeries
Themes this item is part of: Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), A.J. Campbell Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: NATURAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Field Naturalists
Tertiary Classification: collecting
Original Caption: The Sword-Grass 'Rookery'
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Phillip Island, Westernport, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1896
Creator: Archibald Campbell, Nov 1896

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