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Photograph - 'Mouth of the Blackwood River', Augusta, Western Australia, 1889 Image Reg. No: MM 70086

Summary:
Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a a trip to Western Australia in 1889. 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.
Description Of Content:
Coastal view looking across a bay with post and rail fence and dead tree on cliff-top in the foregournd and the mouth of the Blackwood River near Augusta in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 99 mm (Height), 146 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: coastal landscapes, coastlines, rivers, fences, post rail fences, estuaries
Themes this item is part of: Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), A.J. Campbell Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Coastal
Tertiary Classification: estuaries
Inscriptions: Handwritten caption in album under photograph: 'Mouth of the Blackwood River, W.A. - 1889' (The date appears to have been added later in different handwritting.)
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 5½ in. x 3½ in.
Place & Date Depicted: Augusta, Western Australia, Australia, 1889
Creator: Archibald Campbell, 1889

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Mike Blair Posted on 13 Oct 2011 10:23 PM
Your map 'Where is it from' for the 'Mouth of the Blackwood River' is wrong - 'A' should indicate the inlet at modern-day Augusta
Discovery Centre Posted on 23 Mar 2012 4:44 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Mike, thank you for this information. The record has been updated in our database and it should be corrected online when the website is updated next week.

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