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Storm clouds from Sydney Observatory

Photographic copy print, storm clouds over the harbour taken from Sydney Observatory, paper / silver gelatin emulsion, photographer Jmaes Short and Henry Chamberlain Russell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1900-1940

A photographic copy print showing storm clouds over Sydney Harbour. The photograph was taken from Sydney Observatory looking west. A ships masts and chimney pots can be seen at the bottom of the image in the foreground. Buildings can be seen on the peninsulas protruding into the harbour.
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