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

Photograph of an automatic tide gauge

Photographed
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, black and white print, depicting an automatic tide gauge, mounted, paper / cardboard, photographer unknown, photographed at Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 29 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 StreetSydney'. 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

Production

Photographed

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of an automatic tide gauge 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 4 October 2022, <https://ma.as/381235>

Wikipedia

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