Historical information

When Richard Daintree rejoined the Victorian Geological Survey as a field surveyor in January 1859, he pioneered the use of photography in field-work. The glass plates attributed to him by the State Library of Victoria show four images of the mines in Clunes, Victoria, Australia in the 1860's

Physical description

Black and white reproduction of Port Phillip Colonial & Gold Mining Co., Clunes, Victoria, Australia in a light wood timber frame

Inscriptions & markings

On Reverse: Handwritten in pencil
Port Phillip Co. 1860's Nettleton Photography
glass plate Latrobe Library