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Dandenong State Forest, at Fern Tree Gully
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
12.8 × 18.9 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: DANDENONG STATE FOREST, AT FERN TREE GULLY. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 12. / DANDENONG STATE FOREST, AT FERN TREE GULLY. / Fern Tree Gully is one of the favourite resorts for pleasure-seekers on holiday occasions. This scene is taken / from the camping ground at the entrance to the Gully. The residence in the centre of the picture is that of the / Forest-keeper, Mr. Kennedy, who has charge of the Dandenong State Forest. The trees on the hill at the back of / the residence, through apparently diminutive, are in reality gigantic ones, measuring in many instances from 15 to / 20 feet in circumference at the base.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: J.W. FORBES, Agent,
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY, MELBOURNE.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: 10 Temple Court, Collins Street West.
Accession Number
PH106.11-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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