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Photograph - 'Dunster', Somerset, England, circa 1870 Reg. No: MM 108984
- One of seventy six photographs in a photograph album. Twenty-three photographs are of the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880. The other forty-nine photographs are from 'Frith's Series'. These large-format images were taken by British photographer Francis Frith or members of his staff, of Gibraltar, and villages and towns in Britain.
- Albumen photograph mounted on buff-coloured card in red, cloth-covered, photograph album with decorative gold tooled border and gold tooled lettering in centre of front cover.
- Description Of Content:
- Photograph of a rotunda in the main street of Dunster, England with a Castle in the distance. The rutunder was previoulsy used to house a local yarn market. Three men can be seen on the left standing around a horse and cart whilst another three men are standing to the right in front of a building called 'GENERAL WAREHOUSE'. Photograph taken by Francis Frith, circa 1870.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||158 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Dimensions of photograph only|
|Tagged with:||photography, castles, horsedrawn vehicles, townships, streetscapes, photographic studios, rotundas|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Written inside the front cover of album: 'W.W.Scott/ c/o Horticultural Press/ 78A Victoria Street/ Melbourne C1/ Box 1944/ Phone F2656/ [illegible]; Sold by G.W.Harris, Donolly Victoria.'
Embossed on photograph at bottom left corner: 'FRITH'S/SERIES'
Printed on photograph at bottom edge: '5982 . DUNSTER'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Dunster, Somerset, England, Great Britain, circa 1870|
|Photographer:||Francis Frith, England, Great Britain|