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2005/124/1-2 Postcard, photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, sepia toned, 'Observatory. Pennant Hills', card, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, printed by Kodak Austral, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, possibly 1890. Click to enlarge.

Postcard of Pennant Hills Observatory

Possibly photographed
Black and white photograph postcard of Pennant Hills Observatory, unused. Image shows a wide dirt road and a circular building with dark conical roof, surrounded by a fence. Bushland and houses surround. Reverse of card reads 'POST CARD. CORRESPONDENCE. ADDRESS ONLY. KODAK AUSTRAL'.

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-2

Object Statement

Postcard, photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, sepia toned, 'Observatory. Pennant Hills', card, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, printed by Kodak Austral, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, possibly 1890

Physical Description

Black and white photograph postcard of Pennant Hills Observatory, unused. Image shows a wide dirt road and a circular building with dark conical roof, surrounded by a fence. Bushland and houses surround. Reverse of card reads 'POST CARD. CORRESPONDENCE. ADDRESS ONLY. KODAK AUSTRAL'.

Marks

On front, 'Observatory. Pennant Hills.'
On reverse, 'POST CARD.' ; 'CORRESPONDENCE' ; 'ADDRESS ONLY.' 'KODAK AUSTRAL'

Dimensions

Height

88 mm

Width

138 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Postcard of Pennant Hills Observatory 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 October 2021, <https://ma.as/372789>

Wikipedia

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