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Photograph - National Herbarium of Victoria, The Domain, South Yarra, Victoria, Jan 1935 Image Reg. No: MM 107653

Construction of the new building for the National Herbarium of Victoria, in the grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.

Photograph taken by Rolf Baldwin, son of the third Government Astronomer, Joseph Baldwin. The family lived in Observatory House, adjacent to the Herbarium and Botanic Gardens.
Monochrome silver gelatin print.
Description Of Content:
Construction of the Herbarium building in South Yarra, vertical poles throughout worksite, man in centre middleground, trees in background, South Yarra, Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 63 mm (Height), 86 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: buildings, building construction, construction sites, trees, museums
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Secondary Classification: Museums & Galleries
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on the back of photograph: 'The beginning of / the new Herbarium / About Jan. 1935.

Printed in black ink on back of photograph: 'VELOX(repeated)'

Rubber stamped in blue ink on back of photograph: '8 36'

Rubber stamped in black ink on the back of photograph: 'PRINTED / BY / HARRINGTONS'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Photographer: Mr Rolf Baldwin, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1935
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria: National Herbarium, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1935

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