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2008/100/1-1 Photograph (1 of 10), Australian Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1939, photographed by Robert E. Coates, New York City, New York, United States of America, for the architectural firm Stephenson & Turner, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1939. Click to enlarge.

Photograph (1 of 10), Australian Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1939, photographed by Robert E. Coates, New York City, New York, United States of America, for the architectural firm Stephenson & Turner, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1939

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Photograph (1 of 10), Australian Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1939, photographed by Robert E. Coates, New York City, New York, United States of America, for the architectural firm Stephenson & Turner, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1939

Black and white landscape-format photograph with border taken in Australian Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, 1939. The photograph features a view from the main entrance towards three large three-dimensional and freestanding graphic panels …

Summary

Object No.

2008/100/1-1

Object Statement

Photograph (1 of 10), Australian Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1939, photographed by Robert E. Coates, New York City, New York, United States of America, for the architectural firm Stephenson & Turner, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1939

Physical Description

Photograph (1 of 10), Australian Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1939, photographed by Robert E. Coates, New York City, New York, United States of America, for the architectural firm Stephenson & Turner, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1939

Black and white landscape-format photograph with border taken in Australian Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, 1939. The photograph features a view from the main entrance towards three large three-dimensional and freestanding graphic panels displaying illuminated transparent images of sheep and shearing machinery. A woman wearing a dark knee-length skirt, white collared shirt and bowtie stands at the right of the image. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes, a typed description and a stamp crediting the photographer.

Marks

'STEPHENSON & TURNER, Sydney, Architects / NEW YORK REPRESENTATIVE, Sept '38 To June '39, T.E. O'MAHONEY.' and 'AUSTRALIAN PAVILION. NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939.' is handwritten in black ink on the reverse side of the photograph.

'Looking from the Main Entrance towards / the three pylons separating Wool, / Industry, and Travel displays' is type-written on a paper label attached to the reverse side of the photograph.

A stamp reading 'PLEASE CREDIT / PHOTOGRAPH / ROBERT E. COATES / NEW YORK CITY' is also on the back of the photograph.

A small square sticker with the handwritten number '1' is attached to the front of the photograph.

Dimensions

Height

280 mm

Width

355 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph (1 of 10), Australian Pavilion, New York World's Fair 1939, photographed by Robert E. Coates, New York City, New York, United States of America, for the architectural firm Stephenson & Turner, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1939 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 May 2021, <https://ma.as/384749>

Wikipedia

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