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413018
  • Title
    Melvin Vaniman collection of photographic panoramas, 1903-1904
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1903-1904
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    413018
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - 25 platinum photoprints
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Melvin Vaniman (1866-1912), an American adventurer, singer, aeronaut and photographer, had a passion for taking photographs from unusual vantage points such as ship's masts and balloons.
    Vaniman arrived in Sydney in February 1903 and left Australia in August 1904. During that time he travelled extensively throughout the country.
    References:
    A different perspective : Vaniman, the acrobatic photographer / State Library of New South Wales, Sydney : State Library of New South Wales, [2001]. [exhibition catalogue]
    Melvin Vaniman (1866-1912) : a biographical note / Alan Tierney. Goulburn, N.S.W.: A. Tierney, 2000.
  • Scope and Content
    [Circular Quay, 1903] / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Auckland, Feb. 9, 1903 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Bennelong Point, Circular Quay and Dawes Point, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Blue Mountains scenery at Leura, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Circular Quay from a ship's mast, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Darling Island and Harbour, looking towards the city, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Fitzroy Vale Station near Rockhampton, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Garden Island and Woolloomooloo Bay, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Government Stud farm, Coolangatta Estate, Berry, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Harvesting wheat on Brundah Station, Grenfell, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Harvesting wheat, Narramine Station, Narromine, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Katoomba from atop a pole, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Manly Water Chute and Toboggan, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Melbourne Cup, Flemington, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Newcastle from the Dyke, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Palace Gardens and Farm Cove, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Stony Creek Falls, Queensland, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Sydney from a balloon, 1904 /by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Sydney from North Shore, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Sydney Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Test Cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of the intersection of Collins and Queen Streets, Melbourne, 1903 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1904 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman
    Panorama of Walsh Bay and Millers Point, 1904 / by Melvin Vaniman
    Sydney Cricket Ground football match, 1903 / photographed by Melvin Vaniman
  • System of arrangement
    Alphabetical by title
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Access Conditions
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  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
    Please acknowledge: : Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 823425
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