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Scene in the Carlton Gardens
(c. 1876)

Medium
albumen silver photograph
Measurements
13.4 × 18.7 cm
Inscription
printed in ink on support l.c.: SCENE IN THE CARLTON GARDENS. / COPYRIGHT REGISTERED.
printed in ink on support reverse c.: VIEWS OF VICTORIA. / (GENERAL SERIES.) / No. 40. / SCENE IN THE CARLTON GARDENS. / The Carlton Gardens are not so extensive as most of the other public gardens around Melbourne, and, being / laid out on a flat piece of ground, have not the advantage of possessing much that is romantic in its scenery. / The subject of this issue is the only interesting spot within the enclosure, which is the Rustic Fountain, surrounded / by a small Lake of water, on the banks of which grow some very beautiful specimens of the hanging willow. These / Gardens are open to the public at all times.
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
PH106.37-1988
Department
Australian Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
Gallery location
Not on display

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