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Photograph - 'Departure of Lord Brassey, Governor of Victoria', Boarding Steam Launch, Railway Pier, by A.J. Campbell, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 13 Jan 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 70093

Summary:
Image 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:
On the right is a steam launch manned by sailors. A number of men in plumed hats appear to be boarding the launch and men in formal attire line the wharf. Another steam launch, the "Osprey" is visible in the background. Signal flags fly from the "Osprey"
and her decks are crowded with onlookers. The masts of a number of sailing ships are visible in the background/.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 134 mm (Height), 189 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: governors, naval vessels, sailing vessels, signals, steam ships, wharves
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Ports & Harbours
Tertiary Classification: piers
Original Caption: Departure of Lord Brassey, Governor of Victoria
People Depicted: Brassey, Lord
Organisations Depicted: Osprey; Brassey, Lord
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 Jan 1900
Creator: Archibald Campbell, 13 Jan 1900
Person Named: Governor Thomas Brassey, 13 Jan 1900

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