Sydney Heads. Real photo Christmas card. Henry King.

Sydney Heads. Real photo Christmas card.

Sydney: H. King, ca. 1890. Christmas card with albumen photograph of the Manly ferry chugging diagonally across the image towards Manly at the upper left. The entrance to Sydney Harbour visible in the distance . On the South Head, the lighthouse can be clearly seen. Ship decked out with bunting also visible. With a caption at the lower edge of the image "9. Sydney Heads. H. King Photo. Syd." Blank on verso. Photo 6 x 3 1/2" mounted on brown card 6 1/2 x 4 1/4". "With Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas and a Bright New Year" printed below the image and decorative curlicues and beveled card edges gilt. Faint foxing just to right of ferry, corners a trifle rubbed. Very bright image, not found in Trove. Very good condition. Item #18728

Price: $225.00

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