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The boulders on the Erskine River
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 19.0 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: THE BOULDERS ON THE ERSKINE RIVER. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 58. / THE BOULDERS ON THE ERSKINE RIVER. / For a distance of several miles this river runs its course over a granite bed, and is interrupted frequently by / immense Boulders, which causes the stream to be broken up into rivulets, pools, rapids, falls, cataracts, &c. Many / of these massive blocks of granite weigh from 40 to 50 tons. In the mid-distance of the present illustration / several of these great blocks can be seen obstructing the river in its course.
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, MELBOURNE.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond
Accession Number
PH106.55-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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