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Photograph - Manna Gum, Grounds of Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, 1933 Image Reg. No: MM 107657

Photograph of the grounds of Melbourne Observatory, taken by Rolf Baldwin, son of the third Government Astronomer, Joseph Baldwin, 1933.
Monochrome silver gelatin print.
Description Of Content:
South east section of the gardens of the Observatory House, Melbourne. Grass in foreground, Manna Gum in centre middleground, small sapling of Oak to the left, Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 86 mm (Height), 63 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: gardens, trees
Themes this item is part of: Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Natural
Tertiary Classification: trees
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on the back of photograph: 'Manna gum still is there, / extreme left is the sapling / of what is now a big / oak, right is a heavy palm / which was at SE corner of / house and there was another / by the SW corner / about 1935'

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

Rubber stamped in black ink on back of photograph: '6 33'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Photographer: Mr Rolf Baldwin, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1933
Place Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1933

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