Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930.

Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930

A rectangular black and white, silver gelatin glass plate negative in landscape format showing two observation buildings. One has a domed roof and canvas exterior while the other larger observation building has a peaked roof and wooden exterior. Three men can be seen standing and two are seated around the larger observation building. The canv...

Summary

P3548-804
Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930

A rectangular black and white, silver gelatin glass plate negative in landscape format showing two observation buildings. One has a domed roof and canvas exterior while the other larger observation building has a peaked roof and wooden exterior. Three men can be seen standing and two are seated around the larger observation building. The canvas sides of the domed building are open showing a telescope set up inside the dome. Two large telescopes and a smaller telescope are set up on the grass outside the two buildings. There is a wooden slat fence behind the buildings and a wire fence can be seen in the foreground. Paper has been glued onto one side of the image. The paper has been cut to follow skyline in the photograph.

Dimensions

253 mm
201 mm

Production

1862-1930

Cite this Object

Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 June 2017, <https://ma.as/383730>
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