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Photograph - 'Tintern Abbey', Wales, circa 1870 Image Reg. No: MM 109003

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:
Photograph of the interior of Tintern Abbey, 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: buildings, religions, photography, photographic studios
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Rural
Tertiary Classification: public buildings
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: 735 TINTERN ABBEY
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Tintern, Monmouthshire, Wales, circa 1870
Photographer: Francis Frith, England

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