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Photograph - 'Fossicker's Tent', by A.J. Campbell, Werribee Gorge, Victoria, circa 1895 Image Reg. No: MM 70109

Summary:
Image taken by A.J. Campbell, it is one of his earliest. Photograph album containing 181 black and white and sepia toned photographs taken by A.J. Campbell, ornithologist, during field trips to various parts of Australia. One of two albums covering these trips [see also HT 15824]
Description Of Content:
The fossicker's tent has a front wall of stones. Shovels, spades and a saw lean against the wall while an axe is buried in a branch on the left. A man carrying a creel and what appears to be a case containing a fishing rod stands on the right.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Museum Victoria Natural Science
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 102 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: axes, fishing equipment, saws, shovels, spades, tents
Themes this item is part of: A.J. Campbell Collection, Archibald James Campbell, Naturalist (1853-1929), Engineering Collection
Primary Classification: MINING & METALLURGY
Secondary Classification: Extraction - Alluvial Gold
Tertiary Classification: campsites
Original Caption: Fossicker's Tent.
Format: Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions
Place & Date Depicted: Werribee Gorge, Victoria, Australia, circa 1895
Creator: Archibald Campbell, circa 1895

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