Photographs - Topographic

  • # 15429

Anon.

[NEW ZEALAND] Sketches made by a passenger on board the ship Cape Finisterre, London to Lyttleton, 1878-79

    # 15429

    Anon.

    [NEW ZEALAND] Sketches made by a passenger on board the ship Cape Finisterre, London to Lyttleton, 1878-79

    The emigrant ship Cape Finisterre sailed from London in December 1878, and arrived at Lyttelton, New Zealand, on 31 March 1879. One of the passengers on board was James J. Ledger, whose hand-illustrated manuscript journal In Search of a Home at the Antipodes documents his voyage experience. Ledger’s important journal is now held in the collection of the …

  • # 15062

IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]

[PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Observatory in 4 pieces.

    # 15062

    IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]

    [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Observatory in 4 pieces.

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. Brisbane : Imperial Photographic Company, [c.1880]. Photographic panorama comprised of four contiguous albumen prints, each 250 x 280 mm, versos with wet stamp of ‘Imperial Photo. Coy. Brisbane’ and contemporary sequence numbers 1-4 in pencil, number 3 also inscribed with title ‘Brisbane from Observatory in 4 pieces’; the four albumen …

  • # 15834

Photographer unknown.

[MELBOURNE] Brighton Beach on Boxing Day, circa 1880.

    # 15834

    Photographer unknown.

    [MELBOURNE] Brighton Beach on Boxing Day, circa 1880.

    Albumen print photograph, 130 x 183 mm, laid down on section of a nineteenth century album leaf; the print is in fine condition with rich, dark tones. A splendid image capturing Melburnians at leisure on the foreshore at Brighton. The National Library of Australia holds a copy of the same photograph, which is captioned ‘Brighton …

  • # 15811

DURYEA, Townsend (1823-1888); "W.S.E."

Carte de visite with an acrostic laudatory poem to Tasmanian newspaper publisher and editor John Campbell Macdougall

    # 15811

    DURYEA, Townsend (1823-1888); "W.S.E."

    Carte de visite with an acrostic laudatory poem to Tasmanian newspaper publisher and editor John Campbell Macdougall

    Albumen print photograph of a lithographed poem titled ‘An Acrostic’, dated and initialled in the image ‘Hobart Town, 9th August 1848 / W.S.E.’, carte de visite format, 105 x 63 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘T. Duryea, Artist & Photographer, by Appointment, 66 & 68 King William St., Adelaide / Prize Medal, Universal Exhibition 1867’; both the …

  • # 15591

Photographer unknown.

View of Government House, Perth, Western Australia, circa 1865

    # 15591

    Photographer unknown.

    View of Government House, Perth, Western Australia, circa 1865

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 64 x 105 mm; no photographer’s imprint; verso with contemporary caption in ink ‘View of Government House, Perth, West. Australia’; the albumen print somewhat faded, the mount free from foxing. Government House, Perth was completed in 1864. This photograph of the Jacobean Revival style building was taken by …

  • # 15333

[BREWER & CO.]

Views of Hong Kong : 12 real photographs for your snap-shot album

    # 15333

    [BREWER & CO.]

    Views of Hong Kong : 12 real photographs for your snap-shot album

    [Hong Kong] : [Brewer & Co.], [c.1920]. “Series 1.” Twelve silver gelatin photographs, in format 60 x 85 mm, no photographer’s imprint, most with handwritten captions in the negative, versos blank; contained loose within their original printed card mailing envelope, 70 x 90 mm, with a George V Hong Kong four cent postage stamp placed in the …

  • # 15747

CAIRE, Nicholas James (1837-1918)

Settler’s hut, Gippsland

    # 15747

    CAIRE, Nicholas James (1837-1918)

    Settler’s hut, Gippsland

    Circa 1895. Photographic glass magic lantern slide with hand colouring, 82 x 82 mm, original printed label affixed to one of the paper borders, ‘Settler’s hut, Gippsland’; in good condition. A striking image of a settler’s primitive slab and bark hut, taken by the photographer Nicholas Caire, noted for his views of the rugged mountain bush …

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    # 15836

    RIEMER, Gustav Adolph, 1842-1899

    Tagebuchs-Auszug betreffend die Reise S.M.S. “Hertha” nach Ost-Asien und den Sudsee-Inseln, 1874-1877.

    A great photographic rarity, Gustav Riemer’s self-published album of original photographs from the voyage of the SMS Hertha to the Far East, the Pacific and Australia includes many important ethnographic images, among them a series of portraits of Aboriginal groups taken at King George Sound, Western Australia in 1877. Teplitz : G. Riemer, 1878. Folio, original embossed …

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    # 15714

    [SCOTT, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912]

    An album of photographs documenting Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition, 1910-1913; [together with] A manuscript plan of the Discovery, and two letters of Scott relating to the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04.

    1. A rare photographic chronicle of the most celebrated expedition in the history of polar exploration, Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, officially known as the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913. Album of press photographs by various English and New Zealand agencies, 1910-1913. Small folio (310 x 220 mm), original green cloth boards (rubbed and …

  • # 15803

LEE, Laurence

Archive of private photographs taken by an Australian soldier on the Western Front in 1918

    # 15803

    LEE, Laurence

    Archive of private photographs taken by an Australian soldier on the Western Front in 1918

    A significant unofficial photographic record of the Western Front in 1918, taken with a private camera by a young Australian soldier from Perth; a total of 267 photographs contained in four albums. Private Laurence Lee, 7994, 16th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement, A.I.F., a labourer from Western Australia, enlisted at Perth on 29 August 1917, at the age of 19. His …

  • # 15734

Photographer unknown.

The Hanging Rock, Woodend, Victoria

    # 15734

    Photographer unknown.

    The Hanging Rock, Woodend, Victoria

    [Melbourne : Maker unknown, circa 1900]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide with hand colouring, 82 x 82 mm, original paper label with typed caption and sequence number, 23. The Hanging Rock, Woodend, Victoria; in fine condition. A beautiful photographic view of one of the most romanticised natural attractions in Victoria.

  • # 15742

MAGUIRE, Alva; BENDIGO ART GALLERY

Her Majesty’s territories : stereographic views of Australian sceneries

    # 15742

    MAGUIRE, Alva; BENDIGO ART GALLERY

    Her Majesty’s territories : stereographic views of Australian sceneries

    Bendigo : Bendigo Art Gallery, 2013. Oblong octavo, decorative wrappers, 135 pp, mostly full-page colour photographic illustrations of J.H. Jones’ wonderful stereoviews of the Victorian goldfields region, Melbourne and the Bellarine Peninsula, taken in the 1860s; essay by curator, Alva Maguire; an as new copy of this fine catalogue produced for the Bendigo Art Gallery’s exhibition …

  • # 15381

GAUTHIER, Lucien (1875-1921)

Taïti

    # 15381

    GAUTHIER, Lucien (1875-1921)

    Taïti

    [Papeete?] : L. Gauthier, [c.1910]. Oblong quarto, original pictorial wrappers with photographic onlay to front, original silk ties, pp [2 text], [12] leaves of plates with 31 photographs by Lucien Gauthier, and Art Nouveau-style colour illustrations by Ed. Rocher; a very good copy of a stunningly designed publication.

  • # 15350

OBERGASSNER, M.

[BOER WAR] Propaganda photograph promoting the cause of German Boers, taken in Munich in 1900.

    # 15350

    OBERGASSNER, M.

    [BOER WAR] Propaganda photograph promoting the cause of German Boers, taken in Munich in 1900.

    Munich : M. Obergassner, 1900. Silver gelatin photograph, 125 x 175 mm, embossed imprint of ‘M. Obergassner … München, 1900’, on original board mount with imprint of the Munich photographic studio of M. Obergassner, contemporary caption in pencil to lower margin ‘Taken in Germany during the South African War’; the photograph is in fine condition; …

  • # 15819

SALT, M.; [REDFERN, Richard]

[NEW ZEALAND] View of the Wesleyan Methodist parsonage at Paparoa, home of Rev. T.N. Griffin, circa 1885.

    # 15819

    SALT, M.; [REDFERN, Richard]

    [NEW ZEALAND] View of the Wesleyan Methodist parsonage at Paparoa, home of Rev. T.N. Griffin, circa 1885.

    Silver albumen print photograph, 105 x 155 mm, on cabinet card mount of Auckland photographer R. Redfern; verso with near contemporary paper label inscribed ‘Mr. M. Salt / Paparoa W[esleyan] Parsonage, taken 5 years ago. Revd. T.N. Griffin & W[ife]’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. This photograph was taken around 1885 by …

  • [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces.
IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]
# 15061

    # 15061

    IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]

    [PHOTOGRAPHIC PANORAMA] Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces.

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. Brisbane : Imperial Photographic Company, [c.1880]. Photographic panorama comprised of four contiguous albumen prints, each 250 x 280 mm, versos with wet stamp of ‘Imperial Photo. Coy. Brisbane’ and contemporary sequence numbers 1-4 in pencil, number 1 also inscribed with title ‘Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces’; the four …

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    # 15940

    [MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY; ARGENTINA] Agar Cross & Co., Buenos Aires : a photographic archive, c 1912

    A group of twenty-one large format bromide print photographs (230 x 150 mm), all unmounted (some minor edge tears and curling, but overall good condition), showing the premises of the major Argentinian manufacturing import enterprise, Agar Cross & Co. Ltd, Buenos Aires, c 1912. Photographer unknown. Most of the photographs bear a typed caption verso. …

  • A family at the seaside, Colwyn Bay, Wales, circa 1900
Photographer unknown.
# 14821

    # 14821

    Photographer unknown.

    A family at the seaside, Colwyn Bay, Wales, circa 1900

    Five stereoscopic silver albumen print photographs, each individual image 73 x 80 mm, side-by-side on their original plain mounts, each 92 x 177 mm; verso of one with with contemporary inscription in ink 'On the beach, Colwyn Bay'; the prints and mounts are all in very good condition. Charming group of late Victorian (or early …

  • Crowd awaiting entertainment, Douglas Head, Isle of Man, circa 1900
WORGAN, Herbert
# 14820

    # 14820

    WORGAN, Herbert

    Crowd awaiting entertainment, Douglas Head, Isle of Man, circa 1900

    Stereoscopic silver albumen print photograph, each individual image 85 x 72 mm, on original plain mount, 87 x 178 mm, recto with wet stamp of 'H. Worgan, Derby'; verso with contemporary pencilled inscription 'Neggars [?] on Douglas Head, Isle of Man'; in the background is a large sign advertising concerts organised by the Pavilion Theatre …

  • Photographer setting up his camera on Marine Drive, Douglas Head, Isle of Man, circa 1900
WORGAN, Herbert
# 14819

    # 14819

    WORGAN, Herbert

    Photographer setting up his camera on Marine Drive, Douglas Head, Isle of Man, circa 1900

    Stereoscopic silver albumen print photograph, each individual image 85 x 72 mm, on original plain mount, 87 x 178 mm, recto with wet stamp of 'H. Worgan, Derby'; verso with contemporary pencilled inscription 'Isle of Man, Douglas Head'; the prints are in very good condition; the mount has a tiny amount of foxing, confined to …

  • The Laxey Wheel, Isle of Man, circa 1900
WORGAN, Herbert
# 14818

    # 14818

    WORGAN, Herbert

    The Laxey Wheel, Isle of Man, circa 1900

    Stereoscopic silver albumen print photograph, each individual image 85 x 72 mm, on original plain mount, 87 x 178 mm, recto with wet stamp of 'H. Worgan, Derby'; verso with contemporary pencilled inscription 'Laxey Wheel, Isle of Man''; the prints are in very good condition; the mount has a small amount of foxing, confined to …

  • Aerial view of the Meat Works, Myilly Point and Point Emery, Darwin, circa 1925
Photographer unknown.
# 14805

    # 14805

    Photographer unknown.

    Aerial view of the Meat Works, Myilly Point and Point Emery, Darwin, circa 1925

    Black and white photograph on printing out paper, 85 x 135 mm, handwritten caption in the negative 'The Meat Works, Myilly Point & Point Emery, Darwin'; fine condition.

  • Crocodile hunt, Daly River, Northern Territory, circa 1925
Photographer unknown.
# 14803

    # 14803

    Photographer unknown.

    Crocodile hunt, Daly River, Northern Territory, circa 1925

    Black and white photograph on printing out paper, 85 x 135 mm, handwritten caption in the negative 'A Fine Pair, Daly River'; fine condition.

  • Meridian ant hills, Northern Territory, circa 1925
BUSCALL, Jack
# 14802

    # 14802

    BUSCALL, Jack

    Meridian ant hills, Northern Territory, circa 1925

    Black and white photograph on glossy printing out paper, 90 x 140 mm, handwritten caption in negative 'Meridian ant hills'; verso wet stamped 'Jack Buscall, Darwin, N.A. [i.e. Northern Australia]'; in fine condition.  Photographs taken by Jack Buscall are held in the collections of the National Library of Australia and the Northern Territory Library.

  • Tasmanian Smelting Co. Works, Zeehan, Tasmania, circa 1910
Photographer unknown.
# 14800

    # 14800

    Photographer unknown.

    Tasmanian Smelting Co. Works, Zeehan, Tasmania, circa 1910

    Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 84 x 84 mm, small typed paper label with caption '104. Zeehan'; in fine condition.

  • Great Cobar Copper Mine, Cobar, central western New South Wales, circa 1910
Photographer unknown.
# 14798

    # 14798

    Photographer unknown.

    Great Cobar Copper Mine, Cobar, central western New South Wales, circa 1910

    Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 84 x 84 mm, small typed paper label with caption '105. Cobar'; in fine condition.

  • Rio Vista. Residence of Mr. Chaffey, Mildura.
Photographer unknown.
# 14733

    # 14733

    Photographer unknown.

    Rio Vista. Residence of Mr. Chaffey, Mildura.

    [Circa 1914]. Gelatin silver print photograph with hand tinting, printed on postcard stock, 88 x 140 mm; postally used from Williamstown (Melbourne) to South Africa; the message verso is dated June 14 1914 and reads: 'This picture represents the residence of one of the founders of the Mildura settlement (founded in 1887 by two brothers …

  • Photograph album of Shanghai, 1897-1899
JACKSON, John, and various unidentified photographers.
# 14315

    # 14315

    JACKSON, John, and various unidentified photographers.

    Photograph album of Shanghai, 1897-1899

    Oblong quarto (240 x 340 mm), in defective original binding of gilt ruled half morocco over pebbled cloth, now lacking the upper board and spine, containing 97 photographs laid down recto and verso of 22 leaves of thick card; recto of first leaf with ownership inscription of 'John Jackson / Shanghai 1897'; the photographs comprise …

  • [MELBOURNE] Railway Pier, Williamstown
NETTLETON, Charles
# 14430

    # 14430

    NETTLETON, Charles

    [MELBOURNE] Railway Pier, Williamstown

    [Melbourne : Charles Nettleton, circa 1870]. Albumen print photograph, 133 x 202 mm, on its original board mount, printed caption below image 'Railway Pier, Williamstown' and imprint of 'C. Nettleton, Photo., Melbourne'; the albumen print with mottling in the negative but in good condition; the mount clean. A companion photograph to Nettleton's more famous series …

  • Loading blocks of granodiorite to be used in constructing the pylons of the Harbour Bridge. Moruya.
SYDNEY MAIL NEWSPAPER
# 14251

    # 14251

    SYDNEY MAIL NEWSPAPER

    Loading blocks of granodiorite to be used in constructing the pylons of the Harbour Bridge. Moruya.

    [Sydney] : Sydney Mail, [between 1925 and 1931]. Panoramic photograph from two gelatin silver prints, 143 x 340 mm, laid down on its original board mount; verso with wet stamp 'Copyright Photograph by “Sydney Mail”'; the gelatin prints are in very good condition; accompanied by contemporary card inscribed 'Loading blocks of granodiorite to be used …

  • Views and portraits taken in Queenscliff and Melbourne by Dr. MacDougall, Victorian Artillery, 1890s
MACDOUGALL, Ronald, Dr.
# 14234

    # 14234

    MACDOUGALL, Ronald, Dr.

    Views and portraits taken in Queenscliff and Melbourne by Dr. MacDougall, Victorian Artillery, 1890s

    A group of 18 photographs by amateur photographer Dr. Ronald MacDougall, Surgeon-Captain of the Victorian Artillery, Queenscliff; comprising 14 albumen prints and 4 bromide prints, most large format, laid down on 7 original album leaves of thick card, with MacDougall's accompanying manuscript captions; the prints are in very good condition overall, with occasional foxing. This …

  • Welcome Arch for Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe Coburg and Gotha, Macquarie Street, Sydney, 1868
NEWMAN, John Hubert
# 14025

    # 14025

    NEWMAN, John Hubert

    Welcome Arch for Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe Coburg and Gotha, Macquarie Street, Sydney, 1868

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite, 59 x 84 mm, 65 x 106 mm (mount); verso imprinted with the photographer's monogram and J.H. Newman 53, South Head Road, Sydney, and with several contemporary inscriptions identifying landmarks in the photograph: 'Macquarie St. / Mint / Infirmary / Legislative Assembly / Scotch Church / Rev. Allwood's / …

  • Market Place, Geelong, circa 1861
HAIGH, Edward (active Melbourne, 1861-62)
# 14054

    # 14054

    HAIGH, Edward (active Melbourne, 1861-62)

    Market Place, Geelong, circa 1861

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image approximately 82 x 73 mm, mount 83 x 165 mm, verso with original printed paper label of the photographer Edward Haigh; the stereoscopic prints and the mounts are in fine condition. The English photographer Edward Haigh, who had studied with the Crimean War photographer Roger Fenton, arrived in Melbourne …

  • Presentation album of photographs by J.H. Lithgow, Launceston, Tasmania, 1900
LITHGOW, J.H.
# 14009

    # 14009

    LITHGOW, J.H.

    Presentation album of photographs by J.H. Lithgow, Launceston, Tasmania, 1900

    Oblong quarto, half morocco over gilt lettered cloth boards (rubbed, lower board discoloured), front paste-down with calligraphic manuscript presentation inscription 'Mr. & Mrs. R.W. Hart. With sincere wishes for their Happiness and Prosperity, from Mr. & Mrs. J.H. Lithgow. 17.4.1900'; containing [24] toned carbon print photographs in format 150 x 200 mm, mounted recto and …

  • [PHOTOGRAPHIC MONTAGE] Queensland in Miniature
METCALFE & BENNETT
# 13637

    # 13637

    METCALFE & BENNETT

    [PHOTOGRAPHIC MONTAGE] Queensland in Miniature

    1878-79. Albumen print of a photographic montage, cabinet card format, 107 x 165 mm, captioned in the negative at lower margin Queensland in Miniature, and with the photographers' studio information at the centre of the image, Metcalfe & Bennett, Artist Photographers, Queen Street, Brisbane; the verso is blank; the albumen print is in good condition …

  • Mechanics’ Institute building, far southwest Victoria or southeast South Australia, circa 1868
GINNINGS, J.T.
# 13471

    # 13471

    GINNINGS, J.T.

    Mechanics’ Institute building, far southwest Victoria or southeast South Australia, circa 1868

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 103 mm; verso with the imprint of J.T. Ginnings Photographer Mt. Gambier & Portland; the albumen print with some toning, confined to the upper edges; the verso of the mount with a little foxing.  An unidentified Mechanics' Institute in far southeast South Australia or the far …

  • [LEPORELLO ALBUM] Album of Melbourne. Melbourne Exhibition.
CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, MELBOURNE.
# 13599

    # 13599

    CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, MELBOURNE.

    [LEPORELLO ALBUM] Album of Melbourne. Melbourne Exhibition.

    [Cover title]. [Germany] : s.n., [1888]. Large oblong octavo, original cloth-backed maroon buckram boards, gilt (lightly rubbed), containing concertina foldout with [16] panels of leporello views of Melbourne, including a tri-panel panorama of the city; the Exhibition Building (3); General Post Office; Melbourne Town Hall; The Treasury; Royal Mint; Houses of Parliament; Law Court; Public Library; …

  • Sydney views album
# 13490

    # 13490

    Sydney views album

    Oblong octavo, gilt-lettered embossed cloth (marked), leporello view album, concertina style, with 12 panels of photographic images of Sydney, including Circular Quai; Jewish Synagogue; Government House; St. Andrew's Cathedral; Botanic Gardens; Town Hall, The Museum, The University, Zig-Zag Railway, Blue Mountains. 

  • The Museum, Hobart, in course of construction
Photographer unknown.
# 12828

    # 12828

    Photographer unknown.

    The Museum, Hobart, in course of construction

    [Title from later nineteenth century inscription verso]. Circa 1861. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 68 x 75 mm, on buff card mount, verso with later nineteenth century inscription in ink “The Museum Hobart in course of construction”; no photographer's imprint; the left hand albumen print unevenly trimmed; otherwise the prints are in good …

  • Road to Mt. Wellington, near Springs
MORRIS, Alfred
# 12825

    # 12825

    MORRIS, Alfred

    Road to Mt. Wellington, near Springs

    [Title from contemporary pencil inscription verso]. Circa 1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 75 x 75 mm (irregular), on sky blue card mount, embossed imprint at right margin “A. Morris Photo.”; the left hand albumen print has two small spots of surface loss (at left edge and in the sky area); the right …

  • Falls of the Clyde, Tasmania
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12747

    # 12747

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    Falls of the Clyde, Tasmania

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale cream coloured card mount; the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • Hobart Town from the tower of St. David’s
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12745

    # 12745

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    Hobart Town from the tower of St. David’s

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale grey card mount; the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • St. David’s, Hobart Town, Tasmania
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12744

    # 12744

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    St. David’s, Hobart Town, Tasmania

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale yellow card mount; the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • Hobart Town from the Wharf
CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)
# 12743

    # 12743

    CLIFFORD, Samuel (1827-1890) (attributed)

    Hobart Town from the Wharf

    [Title from contemporary inscription verso]. 1861-1865. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image approximately 80 x 80 mm, on pale yellow card mount; a 15 mm tear at upper edge, otherwise the albumen prints are in good condition.

  • [HORSE RACING] Winning group on the home stretch, Melbourne Cup, Melbourne, Australia
UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD (publishers)
# 12731

    # 12731

    UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD (publishers)

    [HORSE RACING] Winning group on the home stretch, Melbourne Cup, Melbourne, Australia

    [1908]. Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each image 80 x 80 mm, mount 87 x 177 mm, recto with printed sequence number (20)-10248, and caption Winning group on the home stretch, Melbourne Cup, Melbourne, Australia, with imprint of Underwood & Underwood, Publishers, New York, London etc., Copyright 1908; verso with printed caption repeated in English, French, German, …

  • Group of eleven photographs of Hawaii, 1870-1883
CHASE, H.L., attributed
# 11209

    # 11209

    CHASE, H.L., attrib. & WILLIAMS, J.J., attrib.

    Group of eleven photographs of Hawaii, 1870-1883

    Twelve albumen print photographs mounted recto and verso of [7] pages removed from a nineteenth century travel album, all in format 175 x 235 mm, contemporary captions in French and English in ink beneath each image, the prints attached to the leaves with the original double-sided adhesive tape at each corner, occasional foxing and mild …

  • [SUNRAYSIA] Library, Mildura
Photographer unknown.
# 12141

    # 12141

    Photographer unknown.

    [SUNRAYSIA] Library, Mildura

    Circa 1920. Silver gelatin photograph, 88 x 138 mm, printed on Kodak Austral card stock, recto with contemporary inscription to the lower margin Library, Mildura; verso with Kodak Austral box, otherwise blank; in very good condition. A nice piece of Sunraysia local history. 

  • [TASMANIA] The Convict Railway, P.A. [Port Arthur]
BEATTIE, John Watt (1859-1930); MUNDY, Godfrey Charles (1804-1860)
# 1213

    # 12134

    BEATTIE, John Watt (1859-1930); MUNDY, Godfrey Charles (1804-1860)

    [TASMANIA] The Convict Railway, P.A. [Port Arthur]

    Hobart : J.W. Beattie, [between 1895 and 1900]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm, mount with contemporary manuscript caption The Convict Railway, P.A., and stamped imprint with manuscript entries of J.W. Beattie, Hobart, no. 482B Lecture no. 16, with small label numbered 2; in fine condition. A photographic image of a drawing …

  • Ha’amonga-‘a-Maui trilithon, Tonga
Photographer unknown.
# 11992

    # 11992

    Photographer unknown.

    Ha’amonga-‘a-Maui trilithon, Tonga

    Early 1880s. Albumen print photograph, 135 x 190 mm, laid down on its original card mount, no photographer's imprint; verso with contemporary inscription in pencil: 'Trilithon at Kologa [Kolonga] east end of island of Tongatabu. Built around 1250. Near Nukualofa, capital of Tonga'; the albumen print has a few mild toning spots but is in …

  • Views and Maori studies of Rotorua, New Zealand’s wonderland
ILES, A.J. (Arthur James), 1870-1943
# 11959

    # 11959

    ILES, A.J. (Arthur James), 1870-1943

    Views and Maori studies of Rotorua, New Zealand’s wonderland

    Rotorua, N.Z. : A.J. Iles, photographer, [c.195]. Oblong quarto, original brown card covers, front with lettering in white and pictorial onlay of children performing the “haka for a penny” (contemporary inscription at top corner), original ties, containing [12] leaves, the recto of each with a sepia tone permanent carbonette process photographic print tipped-in, a fine, …