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Cumberland Creek, near Point Sturt
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 18.9 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: CUMBERLAND CREEK, NEAR POINT STURT. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 59. / CUMBERLAND CREEK, NEAR POINT STURT. / Cumberland Creek is so named from the close resemblance it bears to the place bearing that name in the / mother country. The present illustration represents the precipices and hills which surround the Cumberland Creek. / The soil around the hills is mostly sandstone rubble, hence the only vegeation identical with the spot is the inevitable / sword grass and salt scrub, which frequently exist where no other vegetation can be found.
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
PH106.56-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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