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Record title

[Sydney and surroundings, ca. 1880-1890 / including photographs by Arthur K. Syer]

Call numbers

PXA 2163

Record identifier

nV2WMWZn

[Sydney and surroundings, ca. 1880-1890 / including photographs by Arthur K. Syer]

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[Sydney and surroundings, ca. 1880-1890 / including photographs by Arthur K. Syer]

Full title

[Sydney and surroundings, ca. 1880-1890 / including photographs by Arthur K. Syer]

Date

ca. 1880-1890

Call Numbers

PXA 2163

Record Identifier

nV2WMWZn
Physical Description

Contents

122 photographic prints - 9.2 x 14.7 cm - albumen

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two groups. Photographs are not in the order that they appear in the contents list.

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Two sets of photographs depicting Sydney street scenes and landscapes. Some of the areas represented include Pyrmont, Mosman, Lavender Bay, Double Bay, Manly, the North Shore as well as central Sydney street scenes.

GROUP 1 (34 photographs).
Scenic views of Sydney landscapes, including 8 stamped photographs by Arthur K. Syer, Includes bea...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

[Sydney and surroundings, ca. 1880-1890 / including photographs by Arthur K. Syer]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Artists

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Some photographs are numbered with locations on verso in pencil.

Artists' stamp appears on eight photographs in the first set.

Conservation note

Slight foxing and deterioration.

Description source

Contents list taken from list on file. See ML2016/22.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 1 April 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

Arthur Syer (fl. c.1885-1900) was an amateur photographer who specialised in candid, unstaged photographs of 19th century everyday people and subjects of Sydney in the 1890s.

Reference:
Library correspondence file

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

PXA 2163

Record Identifier

nV2WMWZn

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OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

1006283

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