Albumen photograph, Balmain from Berry's Bay, one of "The Land of the Golden Fleece"
Sydney: ca. 1890. Australian Christmas card showing three tall masted ships in the harbor. A private residence is under construction in the foreground, with scaffolding visible around the chimney. Mounted on dark green stiff card akin to stereo cards, printed in the margins "Wishing You the Season's Compliments" and "The Land of the Golden Fleece". The "Balmain from Berrys Bay" 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. Not found on Trove. Very good overall. Item #12511