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Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman

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Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman

Call numbers

XV1A/N.SYD/6

Record identifier

92eVAa0Y

Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman

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Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman

Full title

Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman

Date

1904

Call Numbers

XV1A/N.SYD/6

Record Identifier

92eVAa0Y
Physical Description

Contents

Photographs - 38.7 x 118.5 cm. - 1 platinum photoprint

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Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman

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NOTES

General note

Caption from "A Different Perspective" exhibition. Vaniman struggled to find a suitable elevated viewpoint to record the city and began experimenting in October 1903 with a balloon imported from America. He had to wait until a clear day without factory smoke and no wind. The balloon was tethered 180 metres above Dr John Hay's house at 'the Crow's N...

Signature / Inscriptions

Photographers imprint at lower right 'Registered Melvin Vaniman'

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Mrs A. Roberts in March 1965.
Pic.Acc.530

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XV1A/N.SYD/6

Record Identifier

92eVAa0Y

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457769

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