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2008/100/1-2 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 of the wool section with a large freestanding three-dimensional graphic panel displaying illuminated …

Summary

Object No.

2008/100/1-2

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 of the wool section with a large freestanding three-dimensional graphic panel displaying illuminated images of sheep. 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.' is handwritten in black ink on the reverse side of the photograph.

'AUSTRALIAN PAVILION - NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939' and 'WOOL SECTION / Illustrating fleeces grown under / natural conditions, and coloured Russ- / lite Transparencies indicating prep- / aration methods adopted by Australian Wool Growers, and display window deco- / rated in coloured tops indicating / first stage manufacture' is type-written on two separate paper labels 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 '2' 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/384750>

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