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P3548-804 Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930
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Object statement
Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930

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Description
Photographic glass plate negative, exterior observation buildings, photographer unknown, Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1862-1930

A rectangular black and white, silver gelatin glass plate negative in landscape format showing two observation buildings. One has a domed roof and canvas exterior while the other larger observation building has a peaked roof and wooden exterior. Three men can be seen standing and two are seated around the larger observation building. The canvas sides of the domed building are open showing a telescope set up inside the dome. Two large telescopes and a smaller telescope are set up on the grass outside the two buildings. There is a wooden slat fence behind the buildings and a wire fence can be seen in the foreground. Paper has been glued onto one side of the image. The paper has been cut to follow skyline in the photograph.
Made: 1862 - 1930
Marks
Written in black ink at the top of the image '11" 3'.
P3548-804
Production date
1862 - 1930
Height
201 mm
Width
253 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Source unknown

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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