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P3549-84 Photograph, mounted, automatic tide gauge, black and white print / cardboard, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29th April 1899. Click to enlarge.

Photograph, mounted, automatic tide gauge, black and white print / cardboard, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29th April 1899

Photograph, mounted, automatic tide gauge, black and white print / cardboard, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29th April 1899

A black and white photograph of an automatic tide gauge that was possibly designed by H C Russell. The tide gauge which is shown sitting on a table that has a sign attached to it providing the manufacturer’s details. There are handwritten annotations on the mount.

Summary

Object No.

P3549-84

Object Statement

Photograph, mounted, automatic tide gauge, black and white print / cardboard, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29th April 1899

Physical Description

Photograph, mounted, automatic tide gauge, black and white print / cardboard, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29th April 1899

A black and white photograph of an automatic tide gauge that was possibly designed by H C Russell. The tide gauge which is shown sitting on a table that has a sign attached to it providing the manufacturer's details. There are handwritten annotations on the mount.

Marks

Text on the sign in the photograph reads 'AUTOMATIC TIDE GAUGE / W HOSKINS & SON / MAKERS / 188 Sussex Street Sydney'. Handwritten in ink on mount 'C / [Pound sign]18 ack / 29.4.99'.
In pencil on the back of the mount '1/30/b'.

Dimensions

Height

203 mm

Width

248 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph, mounted, automatic tide gauge, black and white print / cardboard, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29th April 1899 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 September 2019, <https://ma.as/381235>

Wikipedia

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