Sydney: Ca. 1870s. A view of the Botanic Gardens with trees surrounding a pond, and the harbor and ships in the distance.
Henry King (1855?-1923) was a successful New South Wales photographer with studios in George Street, known for his Aboriginal portraits, popular scenic views, and Sydney street scenes. He made his living doing portraiture, but is best known for the high quality of his outdoor and city views.
Title in white at lower left corner, and photographer's number 187. 7 1/2 x 6" Very good condition. Item #24770