Forestry Lantern Glass Slide Collection

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Title

Forestry Lantern Glass Slide Collection

Subject

Slides used for teaching and research by the Forests Commission of Victoria and at the Victorian School of Forestry.

Description

Photographic slide collection compiled to provide knowledge about trees and forests in Victoria as well as about their environmental location. Includes pictures of landscape erosion, watersheds, waterways, and grazing areas' degradation in various parts of Victoria, as well as trees after bushfires, logging, and road-building in forested areas. These slides were in use from 1910 through till the 1950’s. These slides are registered on Research Data Australia and are available for use by researchers: https://researchdata.ands.org.au/lantern-glass-slide-collection

Creator

Forests Commission, Victoria

Publisher

The University of Melbourne

Date

1904-1950

Contributor

Creswick Campus Historical Collection

Rights

Copyright held by the University of Melbourne

Format

950 slides : lantern : chiefly black & white ; some coloured ; 8 x 8 cm.

Type

Still Image

Items in the Forestry Lantern Glass Slide Collection Collection

Wood in air raid repairs
Wood in air raid repairs

Pinus Canariensis - Creswick
Pinus Canariensis - Creswick

Camp Delatite
Camp Delatite

Snob's Creek rd
Snob's Creek rd

Delatite Camp 1945
Delatite Camp 1945 (hand coloured) (duplicate of 1006a?)

Delatite camp, general view
Delatite camp, general view

Wind erosion fence on Timberoo Reserve near Mildura
Wind erosion fence on Timberoo Reserve near Mildura - showing boundary fence gradually being covered by material blown from fallow land

Wind erosion Timberoo Reserve, fence nearly covered
Wind erosion Timberoo Reserve, fence nearly covered, caused by cultivation of adjoining areas unprotected from the wind.

Wind erosion in (Mallee) Road near Chinkapook.
Wind erosion in (Mallee) Road near Chinkapook. Typical eddy near foot of post

Western Australian fire tower design
Western Australian fire tower design

Mt. Cascade, Thomson Valley - bushfire destruction and erosion
Mt. Cascade, Thomson Valley - bushfire destruction and erosion

Destruction after fire - Snob's creek
Destruction after fire - Snob's creek

Hume Weir
Hume Weir

Mallee root show, long roots exposed due to sand drift
Mallee root show, long roots exposed due to sand drift

Portion of Great Ocean Road - Mt Defiance
Portion of Great Ocean Road - Mt Defiance

Stream protected.
Stream protected.

Wood used in the production of planes
Wood used in the production of planes

Wood used in the production of planes
Wood used in the production of planes

Timber used in ship construction
Timber used in ship construction

Dead stock as a result of bushfires - Western District
Dead stock as a result of bushfires - Western District