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Photograph - 'The Needles', Isle of Wight, England, circa 1870 Image Reg. No: MM 108988

Summary:
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.
Description:
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:
Three cliffs called The Needles on the Isle of Wight, England. Photograph taken by Francis Frith, circa 1870.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 158 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of photograph only

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Tagged with: photography, photographic studios, cliffs, seascapes
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Making
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
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: '5754. THE NEEDLES. I.W.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: The Needles, Isle of Wight, England, Great Britain, circa 1870
Photographer: Francis Frith, England

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