Photograph taken by Archibald J. Campbell during a scientific expedition by the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria to Kent Group of islands in 1890. The 'Despatch' was carrying the party of field naturalists to the islands having departed Port Melbourne in December of that year.This is one of sixty-nine black & white and sepia photographs in a bound album [six of which are loose] all taken by A.J. Campbell during the expedition. The album also includes a map of Kent Group in the inside front cover and numerous contemporary newspaper clippings relating to the expedition.

Description of Content

View of a rocky outcrop or small uninhabited island known as Devil's Tower, in Bass Strait near Wilson's Promontory, photographed from the deck of the ship SS Despatch.

Physical Description

Black and white photograph

More Information