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- A Place & Date Depicted Echuca, Australia
Photograph - 'The Murray', by A.J. Campbell, Echuca, Victoria, 1894 Reg. No: MM 20507
- Image of houseboats on the Murray River, taken by A.J. Campbell in the 1894. Part of a large collection of images depicting mainly aspects of the natural environment of south-eastern Australia, created by Archibald James Campbell between 1890 and 1915.
- Description Of Content:
- A number of boats moored in the Murray River. Most are paddle steamers although there us a barge in the foreground.. There is a row boat moored between it and the bank. A man sits on the bank. In the background the Echuca jetties are visible. The river level is very low. The paddle steamers are the: "Rothbury". "Nile" and "Pride of the Murray". The barge is the "Kyuna".
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
|Dimensions:||10.5 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||barges, jetties, paddle steamers, river transport, rivers|
|Themes this item is part of:||A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Steam Power|
|Original Caption:||Echuca and Surroundings. The Murray - 'The River's Down'|
|Organisations Depicted:||Murray River|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Echuca District, Victoria, Australia, 1894|
|Photographer:||Archibald Campbell, 1894|