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Photograph - View Down the River, by A.J. Campbell, Echuca, Victoria, 1894 Image Reg. No: MM 20520

Image of 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:
The Murray River is very low. There are two barges in the foreground and two paddle steamers moored at the right bank. There is a man standing on bank.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: barges, droughts, paddle steamers, 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
Tertiary Classification: paddlesteamers
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


Mac Murray Posted on 10 Aug 2014 2:51 AM
The paddle steamer at the right of the picture is most likely the original Pearl.

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