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Scene in the Melbourne Botanical Gardens
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 19.2 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: SCENE IN THE MELBOURNE BOTANICAL GARDENS. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 30. / SCENE IN THE MELBOURNE BOTANICAL GARDENS. / The Scene of the present illustration is taken from the Hill on the South Yarra side of the Gardens, shewing in / the distance the Goverment Domain. In the centre of the picture a portion of the Lake may be seen. This Lake is of / considerable extent, and being surrounded by hills, the slopes of which contain many beautiful Fern Groves and Vistas / of the densest foilage, adds greatly to the beauty and picturesqueness of the surrounding scenery.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.l.: N.J. CAIRE, Photo.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.: ANGLO-AUSTRALASIAN PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY.
printed in ink on support reverse l.c.r.: No. 2 Sherwood Street, Richmond.
Accession Number
PH106.28-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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