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2008/100/1-8 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 a view from the main entrance, looking across to display cases featuring examples of Australian fauna and …

    Summary

    Object No.

    2008/100/1-8

    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, looking across to display cases featuring examples of Australian fauna and photographic murals. A small flight of stairs can be seen 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 'Looking from main entrance onto dis- / play cases of Australian fauna, show- / ing cut-out photo murals which project / beyond the limits of the glass doors / in the show-cases. Office in the / background.' 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 '10' 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/384756>

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