Object StatementPhotograph, black and white print, part of collection, group of people in front of a private observatory, paper, photographer unknown, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1907, used at the Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, Australia, 1907-1979
Physical DescriptionPhotographic print, W. J. Macdonnell, Mrs. Macdonnell, Nathanial Basnett, and G. D. Hirst in front of a private observatory 1907, paper / silver gelatine, Mosman, Sydney, Australia, 1920-1950, used at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales Australia
A black and white photograph showing a three men and a woman outside a small circular observatory building. The woman and one man are seated on chairs, another man stands while the third man sits on the ground. The door to the observatory is open and the telescope inside can be seen. There is a parrot on the shoulder of the seated woman and another can be seen on her lap. A paling fence can be seen behind the observatory.
MarksText in pencil on the back '1/107/a'.
Handwritten text in red ink on the back of the image reads 'Taken 15 Decr 1907 / Garden at , Mosman, Sydney / General view of Observatory / Group / W.J. Macdonnell / G.D Hirst / N. JBasnett in front'.