Photographs - Topographic

  • # 19499

    THE NONPARIEL PHOTOGRAPHIC CO.

    Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.

    [Cover title]. [Fremantle? Perth?] : The Nonpariel Photographic Co., [1892]. Late nineteenth century album, oblong quarto (245 x 310 mm), original blind blocked pebbled cloth boards (a little bowed, some flecking and mild staining), upper board with original red morocco title label lettered in gilt ‘Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.’; …

  • # 20562

    PAINE, John (1833-1908)

    Aboriginal women and children on a riverbank, New South Wales, late 1870s.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 64 x 105 mm (mount), verso wet stamped ‘J. Paine Photo. Sydney’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. English-born photographer John Paine established a photographic studio in the Sydney suburb of Waterloo in 1875, having previously lived and worked in the New England region …

  • # 20637

    MOORE, R.P. (Robert Percy) (1881-1948)

    Panoramic photograph of a large Māori group at Whakarewarewa model village, Rotorua, New Zealand.

    [New Zealand : R.P. Moore, c.1925]. Hand coloured gelatin silver print photograph, 200 x 980 mm (approximate), in original glazed wooden frame, 210 x 1000 mm; the photographer’s title in negative (which in Moore’s panoramas generally appears at bottom centre) is either hidden by the frame or else was trimmed when the photograph was mounted; …

  • # 20777

    HEMUS & HALL. [HEMUS, James, 1860-1936]

    Man mounted on a racing camel near Coolgardie, Western Australian goldfields, late 1890s.

    Albumen print photograph, 150 x 200 mm, manuscript caption in negative lower left: ‘A Thoroughbred Racer’, and at lower right: ‘Hemus & Hall Photos’; laid down on its original nineteenth century album page of thin card; the print is in good condition, with some pale foxing in the sky area. ‘James William Hemus (born 1860, …

  • # 20453

    HETZER, William fl. 1850-67

    View of Millers Point, Parramatta River from the Flagstaff, Sydney, 1858-59.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 80 x 77 mm (arched format), original plain greyish buff mount 84 x 172 mm, verso with studio label printed in blue ‘Stereoscopic Views of Sydney and Environs by W. Hetzer, Photographic Artist, 287 George Street, Sydney, N.S.W.’ and an accompanying contemporary caption in ink ‘Millers Point – Parramatta …

  • # 20447

    HETZER, William fl. 1850-67

    Sydney from Governor Bourke’s statue, on the edge of the Inner Domain, circa 1859.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 80 x 77 mm (arched format), original plain greyish buff mount 84 x 172 mm, verso with contemporary caption in ink ‘Sydney – from the Domain’; both albumen prints are in fine condition, with good tonal range and sharp detail; the mount is free from foxing. This view, looking …

  • # 20442

    HETZER, William fl. 1850-67

    View of George Street, Sydney, showing the Commercial Bank and Bank of New South Wales, 1860-63.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 80 x 77 mm (arched format), original plain greyish buff mount 84 x 172 mm, verso with studio label printed in blue ‘Stereoscopic Views of Sydney and Environs by W. Hetzer, Photographic Artist, 287 George Street, Sydney, N.S.W.’ and an accompanying contemporary caption in ink ‘George St. / Commercial …

  • # 20917

    Photographer unknown.

    Immigrants disembarking from T.S.S. Paparoa at Brisbane, November 1914.

    Silver gelatin photograph printed on card stock, 86 x 140 mm, verso inscribed in ink: ‘T.S.S. Paparoa, Brisbane, Nov. 1914. Emigrants disembarking at Brisbane. A rather poor one by the C/O [Chief Officer]’, with indecipherable signature bottom right; fine condition. T.S.S. Paparoa was a cargo and passenger vessel owned by the Australasian Union Steamship Company. …

  • # 20766

    Photographer unknown.

    The fountain in Coonamble Park, Central West New South Wales, circa 1920.

    Sepia photograph on glossy printing out paper, 140 x 95 mm, tipped onto a card mount, contemporary caption in ink across bottom margin of mount: ‘Coonamble Park, N.S.W.’; fine condition. The Coonamble fountain is mentioned in the opening stanza of Along the Castlereagh, a poem by commercial traveller and bush lyricist Jack Moses (1861-1945), first …

  • # 20852

    Photographer unknown.

    Sydney, NSW from North Shore.

    [Title from caption on mount]. Circa 1868. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 60 x 98 mm, laid down on a section of a nineteenth century album page, contemporary inscription in ink above image; short tear at right edge, otherwise in good condition. This photograph was sourced together with another in the same format, …

  • # 20865

    Photographer unknown.

    Tumut Street under snow. Adelong, southern New South Wales, circa 1900.

    Silver gelatin print photograph, 290 x 370 mm, laid down on its original board mount; no photographer’s imprint; the print has a developing stain at top right, and there is some loss at the top left corner. An uncommonly large format print showing the main street of the Snowy Mountains township of Adelong on a …

  • # 9943

    Photographer unknown.

    Sydney from North Shore

    [Title from manuscript caption in the negative]. 1890 – 1900. Photographic panorama, comprised of six bromide prints, each 220 x 280 mm, forming a contiguous sequence, 220 x 1680 mm, on original linen backing, a couple of small surface flaws but overall in fine condition; unframed. This spectacular panorama of Sydney Harbour appears to have …

  • # 20474

    Photographer unknown.

    Premises of Owen Furner, Commission Agent and General Produce Dealer, Goulburn, New South Wales, circa 1870.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 98 mm (mount), no photographer’s imprint (verso blank); the albumen print is in very good condition, with excellent detail. An early photograph of a Goulburn streetscape, showing merchant Owen Furner and two of his employees outside the firm’s premises in Sloane Street. On the left is …

  • # 20778

    SYDNEY PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY. [SMITHERS, Alexander]

    Premises of Thomas & Foster, Grocers, Drapers, Ironmongers &c., Parkes, New South Wales, circa 1875.

    Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, 64 x 107 mm, versos imprinted ‘Sydney Photographic Company, 84 King St., Sydney’; both albumen prints are in good condition, with sharp detail; the mounts with scattered foxing. During the 1870s Thomas & Foster were successful general merchants in the central west goldfields township of Parkes. These possibly …

  • # 19000

    Photographer unknown.

    The Marvellous feat of Little Western, American dory boat,

    16 1/2 feet long, keel 13 1/2 feet, width 6 1/2 feet, depth 2 1/2 feet, manned by Fred. Norman, native of Norway, and George Thomas, native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, both citizens of New York. Little Western sailed from Gloucester, Mass., the 12th June for London, and accomplished the perilous voyage across the Atlantic …

  • # 20964

    Photographer unknown.

    Stanley Street, East Sydney, looking east from the corner of Yurong Street, circa 1930.

    Gelatin silver print, 55 x 80 mm, unmounted; verso with contemporary inscription in pencil: Stanley St. Sydney; some residual paper adhesions from original album page, otherwise fine; the print is very sharp and has a great amount of detail. This view looks east along Stanley Street, with the southern side of the intersection with Riley Street in …