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[Panorama of Sydney, ca. 1879] [picture] / C. Bayliss
Bib ID 827144
Format PicturePicture
Author
Bayliss, Charles, 1850-1897
 
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Description [ca. 1879] 
1 photograph : albumen ; image 37.5 x 547.45 cm., on sheet 41.5 x 549.20 cm. 
Summary

A 360 degree panorama of Sydney city centre, the inner suburbs and the harbour photographed from the top of the centre dome of the Sydney International Exhibition Building either late 1878 or 1879. Construction work on the towers of the Exhibition Building is evident in the panorama. The building was completed in 1879 and burnt down in 1882.

Notes

Condition: Good, some creasing from being rolled.

"C. Bayliss Sydney"--Photographer's blind stamp lower left on individual photographs.

The panorama is comprised of 11 albumen photographs printed on paper and attached in sequence to a cloth (linen?) backing. Dimensions of individual photographs vary from 37.5 x 34.5 cm. to 37.5 x 53.5 cm.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136809199

Subjects Sydney (N.S.W.) -- 1851-1900 -- Photographs.
Exhibited Exhibited: "In a New Light: Australian Photography 1850s-1930s", National Library of Australia, 9 Oct. 03-26 Jan. 04.  Exhibited in online exhibition: "A modern vision" at http://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/bayliss/index.html 

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