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2013/23/12-98 Photographic positive, Sydney Observatory, silver gelatin / paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1893-1920. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of Sydney Observatory

    This photographic print is from an album of mainly 'tourist' photographs of Sydney and New South Wales. It provides an interesting insight into the types of images collected in the 1890s and early 1900s. At the time increased leisure and improved transport combined to bring holidays within the reach of most working people. Photographic studios such as that of Charles Kerry in Sydney built up profitable businesses commissioning and selling views of interesting and significant tourist …

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    Object No.

    2013/23/12-98

    Object Statement

    Photographic positive, Sydney Observatory, silver gelatin / paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1893-1920

    Physical Description

    Photographic positive, Sydney Observatory, silver gelatin / paper, photographer unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1893-1920

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    Photograph of Sydney Observatory 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 October 2021, <https://ma.as/461052>

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