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Jebb's Pool, on the Erskine River, near Lorne
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 18.8 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: JEBB'S POOL, ON THE ERSKINE RIVER, NEAR LORNE. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 51. / JEBB'S POOL, ON THE ERSKINE RIVER, NEAR LORNE. / Jebb's Pool is situated about four miles from the township of Lorne, and is so called in consequence of a / gentleman named Jebb, whilst crossing the cataract, having fallen and was swept down by the current into a / whirlpool which is continually in motion, owing to the peculiar formation of the river and the powerful current / of water. The depth of water in the pool must be considerable, as but for the timely assistance rendered his / life would have been sacrificed.
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
PH106.48-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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