This image was taken by Archibald James Campbell during one of his many trips to Dandenongs in the late nineteenth century. The young boy in the image is believed to be his eldest son, Archibald George. Campbell, a well-known Naturalist, was one of the first in Australia to employ nature photography in recording his fieldwork. He was also a great proponent of environmental protection. This is evident in the lecture,' The Dandenong's he presented at the Working Men's College in Melbourne in 1893. This image was one of the 50 in the series which Campbell himself referred to as a "pictorial protest against the government... who were about to despoil a magnificent State Forest Resource."
Description of Content
The hatter's hut
Type of item
82 mm (Length), 82 mm (Width), 2 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation. Lantern slide, double-glazed package