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The Punt, Echuca
(c. 1876)

albumen silver photograph
13.1 × 17.8 cm
printed in ink on support l.c.: THE PUNT, ECHUCA. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 34. / THE PUNT, ECHUCA. / The subject of this illustration is the principal crossing-place on the River Murray at Echuca, as regards the / ordinary road traffic from the district of Riverina, New South Wales. After the periodical floods, the Punt is / found to be insufficient for the large traffic; but this inconvenience will not be found to occur again to any great / extent, as the new Railway Bridge from Moama will considerably lessen the road traffic through the Township of / Echuca.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: N.J. CAIRE, Photo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond.
Accession Number
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display