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  • Title
    Collection 1: Star Photo Co., Unmounted views of New South Wales, [chiefly 1900-1910]
  • Call number
    PXE 711
  • Level of description
  • Date

    Between 1898-1928 (chiefly 1900-1910)
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    652 photographic prints (1 album) - chiefly albumen - 42 x 31 cm.

    The Star [*] Photo Co. operated from 1898-1928. William Livermore ran the company and is probably the photographer of most, if not all the photos in the album. Reference Sources: Australians Behind the Camera: early Australian photographers / Sandy Barrie. Sydney South: S. Barrie, 1992
    The Mechanical Eye in Australia: photography 1841-1900 / Alan Davies and Peter Stanbury. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1985
  • Scope and Content
    This album includes views of: The City of Sydney, Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour & Middle Harbour -- The Parramatta River -- Lane Cove River -- Eastern Suburbs beaches, Botany Bay Region, Royal National Park & the Illawarra Region -- The Northern Sydney Region from Manly to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and the Hawkesbury River Region -- The North Coast Region of New South Wales -- The Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves. Also some coverage of Wollongong, Newcastle, Victoria and New Zealand.
  • System of arrangement
    This collection comprises 652 single images, described separately. You may navigate to these detailed records from this record and view the digital images. Original album order has been preserved
  • Source
    Presented 1935 Transfer from Mitchell Library Printed Books Collection F981/3A1, 1992
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Finding Aids
    A detailed contents list of all the titles held in this album is available at ON 143 Mitchell Library -
  • General note

    Unmounted views of N.S.W. -- Cover title
    Original negatives for some of these prints are available at ON 143.
    A detailed contents list of all the titles held in this album is available at ON 143 Mitchell Library.
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    All prints are titled on image or reverse of image and underneath each image in the original album.
  • Conservation note

    Photos have been removed from album and are housed separately due to the poor condition of the album
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