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- A Place & Date Depicted Port Melbourne, Australia
Photograph - 'Departure of Lord Brassey, Governor of Victoria', Boarding Steam Launch, Railway Pier, by A.J. Campbell, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 13 Jan 1900 Reg. No: MM 70093
- 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
|Dimensions:||134 mm (Height), 189 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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|