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  • Title
    Sydney Observatory (H.C. Russell in doorway)
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  • Level of description
  • Date

    [ca. 1860]
  • Type of material
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  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    Photographs - albumen photoprint - 25 x 30.5 cm.

    Russell joined the Sydney Observatory [in 1859] under Rev. W. Scott. In 1862-64 he was acting director and was appointed government astronomer in 1870. Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol.6 (pp.74-5)
  • General note

    Dated from the same photograph "Sydney Observatory from the south shortly after completion, about 1860" reproduced in: Sydney Observatory : a conservation plan for the site and its structures / James Semple Kerr. Sydney : Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, c1991. (p.23)
    Digital order no:a089301
    This item has been catalogued and digitised under a project funded and supported by the State Library of New South Wales Foundation, 2001.
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Titled on reverse
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