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An oil mine [picture] / Nicholas J. Caire
Bib ID 3510450
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Caire, Nicholas, 1837-1918
 
Online Versions
Description [ca. 1886] 
1 photograph mounted on cardboard : albumen ; image 15.3 x 21 cm. on cardboard 18.8 x 22.6 cm. 
Series

Caire, Nicholas, 1837-1918 Gippsland scenery, Victoria, ca. 1886.

Summary

"This scene is situated near Toongabbie, and has a large deposit of Kerosine Shale, rich in oil. The selector who took up this land at £1 per acre, realized thousands of pounds." -- printed label on verso.

Notes

Part of collection: Gippsland scenery, Victoria, ca. 1886.

Title from printed label on verso.

Condition: Discoloration, glued to cardboard.

"N.J. Caire, Photo." -- printed lower left; "Toorak Road, South Yarra." -- printed lower right. "Gippsland scenery No.44""N.J. Caire, Photo, South Yarra." --printed label on verso.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-150058894

Source of Acquisition Purchased at auction from Lawson Menzies, 28 June 2005. 
Subjects Oil fields -- Victoria -- Toongabbie -- Photographs.  |  Toongabbie (Vic.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Caire, Nicholas, 1837-1918

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