Photographs - Topographic

  • # 30280

    LONDON STEREOSCOPIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY

    [GOLD RUSH] Case of Australian gold and gold-washing apparatus at the London International Exhibition of 1862.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 75 x 75 mm (arched format), original yellow mount 834 x 174 mm, recto of mount with printed caption ‘The International Exhibition of 1862 ; No. 144.- Case of Australian gold, and gold washing apparatus’, and photographer’s imprint ‘London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company’; verso blank; both albumen prints are …

  • # 28726

    CAIRE, Nicholas John (1837-1918)

    Scene near “Corranderrk” [sic] Station.

    Albumen print photograph, 132 x 185 mm, laid down on its original card mount, 243 x 300 mm, within printed red border and with printed caption beneath image ‘SCENE NEAR “CORRANDERRK” STATION. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED’; verso printed: ‘VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 9. / SCENE NEAR “CORRANDERRK” STATION. / This scene was …

  • # 30001

    Photographer unknown.

    Alluvial gold prospectors “dryblowing” on the Eastern Goldfields, Western Australia, circa 1897.

    Albumen print photograph, 150 x 200 mm; laid down on a section of the original album mount of thin card; a superb print with excellent tonal range and clarity; some scattered, faint foxing in the sky area, else in fine condition. During the 1890s gold rush on the Eastern Goldfields, the use of a water …

  • # 28725

    CAIRE, Nicholas John (1837-1918)

    View of the township of Omeo.

    Albumen print photograph, 127 x 187 mm, laid down on its original card mount, 243 x 300 mm, within printed red border and with printed caption beneath image ‘VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF OMEO. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED’; verso printed: ‘VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 44. / VIEW OF THE TOWNSHIP OF OMEO. …

  • # 29990

    [GREENHAM & EVANS]

    Virgin forest, Karridale Timber Station, southwest Western Australia, 1901.

    Albumen print photograph, 140 x 200 mm; manuscript caption in the negative ‘Virgin Forest, Karridale Timber Station’; laid down on a section of the original album mount of thin card; a superb print with beautiful tones, in fine condition. In the left foreground two men can be seen, dismounted beside their horses in the dense …

  • # 28496

    [NETTLETON, Charles, 1826-1902]

    Photographic Views of Victoria

    Photograph album, quarto (270 x 220 mm), original full black morocco over heavy boards, upper board with gilt-tooled ornament and title, silk endpapers, the front free-endpaper with a contemporary inscription in ink: ‘A Souvenir of Victoria. To Mrs. Rose from A. & S. M. Melbourne, 4th January 1882’; containing [36] albumen print photographs individually mounted …

  • # 29166

    Photographer unknown.

    Side view of Christ Church, Hawthorn, Melbourne. Dated 1862.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image 72 x 75 mm, on original brown card mount 81 x 172 mm; verso with period inscriptions in pencil ‘Hawthorn Church’ and ink ‘Hawthorn Church, Melbourne, 1862’; both albumen prints have rich tonal range and are in fine condition; the mount has a small stain at one corner but is …

  • # 29795

    MAXWELL, Anne and CROCI, Josephine (editors)

    Shifting Focus: Colonial Australian Photography 1850-1920

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 296, illustrated. New copy ‘The essays collected here examine a wide range of photographs produced in Australia and the Pacific between 1850 and 1920. Combining the scholarship of twenty-two Australian Art historians, Historians, Anthropologists and Curators, the collection establishes photography’s documentary and artistic role and …

  • # 29225

    GREGORY, George Frederick (1821-1887) (artist); NOBLE, Timothy (photographer)

    Scene of the Wreck “Loch Ard”. Photo’d for the Proprietors of the New Sensation Confectionery Depot, 30 Victoria Arcade, from an original Painting by Gregory, in their possession.

    [Circa 1878]. Albumen print photograph of an artwork, carte de visite format, 63 x 101 mm, recto with imprint of ‘T. Noble & Co. Photo. 81 Bourke St. East’; verso with Noble’s elaborate studio back mark covered by the publisher’s printed label worded: ‘Scene of the Wreck “Loch Ard”. Photo’d for the Proprietors of the New …

  • # 29127

    YOUDALE, Joseph (1819-1911)

    View of a homestead, possibly in the Manning River district, New South Wales, late 1870s.

    Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 107 x 166 mm (mount), verso wet stamped ‘J. Youdale, Photographic Artist’; the albumen print is a little pale and has some light surface rubbing; the mount is clean and stable. This view of an unidentified homestead was taken by travelling photographer Joseph Youdale, possibly in the Manning River …

  • # 29342

    Anon.

    [QUEENSLAND] Greetings from Bundaberg : 1939 wall calendar

    [Bundaberg] : [s.n.], 1938. Thick board mount, 132 x 105 mm, with tipped-in photograph of Buss Park, Bundaberg and beneath it a miniature printed calendar for the year 1939 with cover caption: Greetings from Bundaberg; original silk ribbon for hanging; some foxing verso, otherwise very good.

  • # 29129

    FOY, Joseph Michael (1847-1923)

    Cornwallis Saw Mills, Manukau Harbour, NZ

    [Title from printed caption on mount]. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 101 mm (mount), imprinted beneath image J. M. Foy, Photo.] Cornwallis Saw Mills, Manukau Harbour, NZ. [Onehunga; verso blank; a pale print with a few tiny ink spots; the mount has some light toning but is otherwise clean and stable. …

  • # 28886

    A Peep down the Melbourne Telescope.

    [Title from printed caption in negative]. Circa 1870. Stereoscopic silver albumen print photographs, each individual image 68 x 72 mm, on yellow board mount 83 x 166 mm, with the publisher’s serial number and caption in the negative at far right edge ‘685. A Peep down the Melbourne Telescope’, recto of mount with publisher’s imprint …

  • # 28882

    REILLY, Dianne & Jennifer CAREW

    Sun Pictures of Victoria : The Fauchery-Daintree Collection 1858. (Presentation copy)

    Melbourne : Library Council of Victoria, 1983. First edition. Quarto (295 x 260 mm), publisher’s gilt-lettered black cloth over boards, in pictorial dust jacket (lightly rubbed), pp 143, with 53 full-page photographic plates, introductory essay, notes and references; presentation inscription by one of the authors, Jenny Carew, on the half title; a very good copy. …

  • # 28753

    NETTLETON, Charles (1826-1902)

    [MELBOURNE] Railway Pier, Sandridge.

    [Title from contemporary inscription in ink on mount]. Circa 1870. Albumen print photograph, 135 x 170 mm, laid down on its original 19th century album page; a strong print with rich tonal range; scattered foxing to both the print and mount; verso with another albumen print in identical format, captioned ‘The Royal Mail’ (foxed). One of …

  • # 28739

    Photographer unknown.

    Premises of Edward C. Shakespeare, saddler, at 68 Bourke Street West, Melbourne, circa 1887.

    Albumen print photograph, in cabinet card format and laid down on the original plain grey mount, 165 x 106 mm; no photographer’s imprint; the print is a little pale and has scattered foxing; the mount is stable. This photograph shows the proprietor, Mr. Edward C. Shakespeare and his employees outside Shakespeare’s commercial saddlery at 68 …