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View of the township of Fernshawe
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.3 × 18.8 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF FERNSHAWE. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 14. / VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF FERNSHAWE. / Fernshawe may be considered the most romantic town in the Colony of Victoria. It is situated at the foot of / the Black Spur, and is surrounded by a great many high hills, such as Mounts Riddell, Juliet, Munday, and others, / which form the crossing range into Gipps Land. It has, no doubt, derived its name from the fact that it is the / greatest Fern-growing district in the Colony.
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
PH106.13-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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