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Photograph - 'Bird-Skinning', by A.J. Campbell, Phillip Island, Victoria, Nov 1902 Image Reg. No: MM 70134

Summary:
Image taken by A.J. Campbell on a camping trip to Phillip Island with the Ornithology Union in November 1902. 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:
A man skinning a mutton bird(?) watched by four other men and two boys. There is a tent in the background. He is using a tea-chest labelled "Kandy Koola Ceylon" as a table.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 151 mm (Height), 103 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: muttonbirds, skinning, tents
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: collecting
Original Caption: Bird-skinning.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Phillip Island, Westernport, Victoria, Australia, Nov 1902
Creator: Archibald Campbell, Nov 1902
Organiser of Event: Royal Australian Ornithologists Union, 1902

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