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2005/124/1-36 Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, Comet Swift, mounted, card / paper, photographed by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1892. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Comet Swift

Photographed
Photographic print, comet Swift, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1892

Black and white photograph of the comet Swift, mounted on stiff cardboard with gold painted edges. The comet is in the upper left corner and the image has a grid.
Caption within image reads 'COMET SWIFT / AT 3h53m AM / MARCH 22 '92'
Caption on verso reads 'Drawing / by R.P.S / Made from the Photograph / of the / Comet Swift / Plate exposed 3 1/2 hours / by J.W.S'

Summary

Object No.

2005/124/1-36

Object Statement

Photograph, part of collection owned by James Short, black and white, Comet Swift, mounted, card / paper, photographed by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1892

Physical Description

Photographic print, comet Swift, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1892

Black and white photograph of the comet Swift, mounted on stiff cardboard with gold painted edges. The comet is in the upper left corner and the image has a grid.
Caption within image reads 'COMET SWIFT / AT 3h53m AM / MARCH 22 '92'
Caption on verso reads 'Drawing / by R.P.S / Made from the Photograph / of the / Comet Swift / Plate exposed 3 1/2 hours / by J.W.S'

Marks

Handwritten on reverse, 'Drawing / by R.P.S / Made from the Photograph / of the / Comet Swift / Plate exposed 3 1/2 hours / by J.W.S'

Dimensions

Height

106 mm

Width

165 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of Comet Swift 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://ma.as/373050>

Wikipedia

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