Albumen photograph, Sydney Harbor from the Botanical Gardens, one of "The Land of the Golden Fleece"
Albumen photograph, Sydney Harbor from the Botanical Gardens, one of "The Land of the Golden Fleece"

Albumen photograph, Sydney Harbor from the Botanical Gardens, one of "The Land of the Golden Fleece"

ca. 1890. Australian Christmas card showing the harbor with a three-masted tall ship at anchor. Mounted on dark green stiff card akin to stereo cards, printed in the margins "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" and "The Land of the Golden Fleece". The "Botanical Gardens Sydney" title is handwritten with a fine gold ink. Text in gilt, gilt beveled edge. Photo 6 x 3 1/2" on card 6 1/2 x 4 1/4". Corners a bit rubbed, image quite bright in the foreground, the ship a trifle less distinct. Not found on Trove. Item #12510

Price: $175.00