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East Circular Quay, Sydney

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086T

Scope and Contents

302 x 215 mm. A loose uncaptioned print. A view looking down on the east side of the quay, where three large steamers are moored. Beyond the quay can be seen Government House and the Botanical Gardens, Farm Cove, and the naval deport on Garden Island. The turreted building behind the quay is in the place Fort Macquarie originally stored. The building seen here is actually the tram depot, completed in 1902. On the left-hand corner of the photograph states 'Registered 1903, Melvin Vaniman, San Francisco'. Vaniman was one of Australia's most renowned panoramic photographers.


  • Creation: 1910

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown


1 file(s) (1 image in 1 file)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The print is in very poor condition, with numerous dirt stains and tears.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche number 63.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
2003-07-04 14:50:58+00:00
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