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The old crossing-place at Fernshawe
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 19.1 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: THE OLD CROSSING-PLACE AT FERNSHAWE. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 20. / THE OLD CROSSING-PLACE AT FERNSHAWE. / In the distance among the foilage can be seen the New Bridge across the River Watt. Previous to its erection / the only means of crossing over to the township was across the fallen trees, which are of prodigious dimensions. / The River, as may be seen. is very rapid, and, though shallow, it contains a great quantity of fish of a somewhat / moderate size.
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
PH106.18-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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