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Framed lithograph of Aurora Australis

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Lithograph, framed, Aurora Australis, glass / paper / wood / metal, made by R Shepherd Geological Survey Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1889, used by Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1889-1930.

A colour lithograph depicting the Aurora Australis as it was seen on 21st September 1889. The print is in a rectangular wooden frame. The glass in the front of the frame has cracked and a section of the glass is missing. There are two metal rings attached to the back of the frame …

Summary

Object No.

P3549-37

Object Statement

Lithograph, framed, Aurora Australis, made R Shepherd Geological Survey Victoria, 1889, used Sydney Observatory, 1889-1930

Physical Description

Lithograph, framed, Aurora Australis, glass / paper / wood / metal, made by R Shepherd Geological Survey Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1889, used by Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1889-1930.

A colour lithograph depicting the Aurora Australis as it was seen on 21st September 1889. The print is in a rectangular wooden frame. The glass in the front of the frame has cracked and a section of the glass is missing. There are two metal rings attached to the back of the frame and a length of sting attached to one of the rings.

Marks

Text printed below the image 'Drawn & Lith by R Shepherd Geo Survey Victoria H Friend Imp / AURORA AUSTRALIS 21st SEPTEMBER 1889 10h 26m p m'.

Dimensions

Height

330 mm

Width

405 mm

Depth

40 mm

Production

Notes

The print was originally drawn in 1889 and printed by R Shepherd in Victoria, Australia.

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Framed lithograph of Aurora Australis 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 February 2023, <https://ma.as/380894>

Wikipedia

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