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View of Sturt Street, Ballarat, taken from the Town Hall tower
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.2 × 18.7 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: VIEW OF STURT STREET, BALLARAT, TAKEN FROM THE TOWN HALL TOWER. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 15. / VIEW OF STURT STREET, BALLARAT, TAKEN FROM THE TOWN HALL TOWER. / Sturt Street is the principal throughfare in the farfamed City of Ballarat. In anticipation of an extensive / traffic, it was made of exceedingly wide dimensions, but the City Council have reserved a portion along the centre for / plantation purposes, as may be seen in the illustration. On the left of the pciture is the Roman Catholic Church, / and on the right side the Presbyterian Church, behind which in the distance can be seen the Hospital.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: J.W. FORBES, Agent,
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY, MELBOURNE.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: 10 Temple Court, Collins Street West.
Accession Number
PH106.14-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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