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2005/124/1-5 Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, sepia toned, possibly depicting Woolloomooloo Bay, paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, possibly 1890. Click to enlarge.

Photograph possibly of Woolloomooloo Bay

Possibly photographed
This image is one of a collection of 61 photographs taken by or owned by James Short, who was in charge of the astrographic telescope at Sydney Observatory's Red Hill (Pennant Hills) Branch from July 1890 until his retirement in 1930. Short made important contributions to the work of the Observatory while his turbulent relationships with the various Government Astronomers added colour to the Observatory's history.

This view here is thought to be Sydney's Woolloomooloo Bay, probably in the …

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-5

Object Statement

Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, sepia toned, possibly depicting Woolloomooloo Bay, paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, possibly 1890

Physical Description

Photographic print, possibly depicting Sydney's Woolloomooloo Bay, one of a collection of 61 photographs, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, [1890]

Black and white photograph on thin paper of a harbour. Foreground shows rooftops and a timber yard. There are several small and one larger boat in the harbour.

Marks

No marks present

Dimensions

Height

160 mm

Width

200 mm

Production

Possibly photographed

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph possibly of Woolloomooloo Bay 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 October 2021, <https://ma.as/372793>

Wikipedia

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