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Negative - Bendigo, Victoria, 1890 Image Reg. No: MM 003889

Description Of Content:
The Bendigo Town Hall.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Steven Jarick - Sandhurst Trustees, 1987
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: buildings, clock towers, government departments, town halls
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Local Government
Tertiary Classification: town halls
Organisations Depicted: Bendigo Town Hall
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Creator: W H Robinson Studio, 1890

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Annette Posted on 13 Apr 2011 1:16 PM
This is not a photographic negative of a real building, it is actually a photograph of the architect's drawing.
Discovery Centre Posted on 16 Apr 2011 1:43 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hello Annette! The negative is the copy that we have in the collection. The content of that image, regardless of the medium in which it was originally created, is the Bendigo Town Hall.
The BFA images are photographs taken of prints. So the generation of the image may have been as follows:
1st generation- Drawing (original copy)
2nd generation- print (copy of the drawing)
3rd generation- negative (copy of the print which is in the MV collection as reflected in the record)

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