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View of the township of Omeo
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
12.7 × 19.0 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF OMEO. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 44. / VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF OMEO. / The subject of this illustration is the most remote Township in the Colony of Victoria, being about 250 miles / distant from Melbourne. It is situated on the Australian Alps, near Mt. Livingstone. The bed of the River, / which is seen on the right-hand side of the picture, is one of the sources of the Mitchell River, which empties itself / in the Gipps Land Lakes. This Township is frequently covered with snow in winter time, owing to its being / several thousand feet above the level of the sea.
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
PH106.41-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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