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Photograph of the Pennant Hills Observatory grounds

Photographed in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1890.
Photographic print, Pennant Hills Observatory, paper, used by James Short, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1890

Black and white photograph of Pennant Hills Observatory grounds with James Short in the left of the image, he is sitting cross-legged on the ground and pouring something from a jug. Behind him are two white tents, one circular with conical roof section and one traditional A-frame design. Bushland in the background and a tree stump in the right foreground. No marks.
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