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- A Place & Date Depicted Melbourne, Australia
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Photograph - Cremorne Gardens, Richmond, Victoria, 1853-1858 Reg. No: MM 042763
- One of thirteen reproduced black and white photographs of early Melbourne taken by Walter Bentley Woodbury (1834-1885), purchased from The Royal Photographic Society in Bath, England.
Walter Woodbury was an inventor and pioneering English photographer who was one of the earliest practioners of the wet-plate (or collodian) process in Australia. Woodbury was active in Melbourne from 1852-1857.
- Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Ornate rotunda at Cremorne Gardens, established in 1853 on the banks of the Yarra River in Richmond.
|Dimensions:||173 mm (Height), 203 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||decorations, fences, public gardens, rotundas, trees, amusement parks|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Metropolitan - Melbourne|
|Tertiary Classification:||public gardens|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in blue ink on a peach label attached to previous plastic sleeve housing: '11'
Printed in blue ink on a label attached to back of photograph: 'RPS / The Royal Photographic Society / The Octagon, Milsom Street / Bath, England BA1 1DN / Telephone (0225) 62841 / VAT Reg. No. 242 4122 07'
Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '43049 / WOODBURY, Walter B. / 11679 / Cremorne Gardens, nr. Melbourne, 1858'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1853-1858|
|Printer:||Royal Photographic Society, Bath, Somerset, England, Great Britain|
|Photographer:||Walter Woodbury, England, Great Britain|