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2008/100/1-5 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

    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 the travel section with a revolving globe and a lightbox displaying illuminated images. A woman wearing a …

    Summary

    Object No.

    2008/100/1-5

    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 the travel section with a revolving globe and a lightbox displaying illuminated images. A woman wearing a dark knee-length skirt, white collared shirt and bowtie stands in 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.' is handwritten in black ink on the reverse side of the photograph.

    'AUSTRALIAN PAVILION - NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939' and 'TRAVEL SECTION / Showing revolving globe and Travel Belt of illuminated pictures which show / the highlights of Australia in colour.' 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 '6' 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/384753>

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