AUSTRALIA CAIRE (NICHOLAS JOHN, Melbourne photographer) A group of 11 views in Melbourne, Fernshawe and on the Murray River, Central Depot, No 11 Royal Arcade, Melbourne... Laboratory and Office, No. 2 Darling Street, South Yarra, [1880s]; and an album containing 90 albumen prints of Australian views, including 5 large images of the New South Wales Court at The Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881 (small group)

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AUSTRALIA
CAIRE (NICHOLAS JOHN, Melbourne photographer) A group of 11 views in Melbourne, Fernshawe and on the Murray River, Central Depot, No 11 Royal Arcade, Melbourne... Laboratory and Office, No. 2 Darling Street, South Yarra, [1880s]; and an album containing 90 albumen prints of Australian views, including 5 large images of the New South Wales Court at The Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881 (small group)

Sold for £ 937 (US$ 1,178) inc. premium
AUSTRALIA
CAIRE (NICHOLAS JOHN, Melbourne photographer) A group of 11 views in Melbourne, Fernshawe and on the Murray River, albumen prints, each corner-mounted on publisher's original brown paper mounts, gilt lettered with caption and photographer's details, images approximately 140 x 200mm., Central Depot, No 11 Royal Arcade, Melbourne... Laboratory and Office, No. 2 Darling Street, South Yarra, [1880s]; and an album containing 90 albumen prints of Australian views, including 5 large images of the New South Wales Court at The Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881 (small group)

Footnotes

  • A fine series of views, presented on the publisher's mounts, by N.J. Caire (1837-1918) who pioneered "outdoor photography, specializing in the bush, the gullies and the mountains of south-eastern Victoria... he insisted on perfect conditions and so usually took only one or two pictures a day" (Australian Dictionary of National Biography).

    Captions printed in gilt on the mounts: Scenes on the Murray River (3, pencil identification on verso "near Mologa"; "Old Kitty's hut, winter quarters"; "near Echucha"): Scene at Fernshawe (2, settler's wooden houses); Instantaneous Views of Melbourne (3, of which 2 street scenes, one outside the Melbourne Athenaeum); Scene in the Fitzroy Gardens; Melbourne Botanical Gardens (2).
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AUSTRALIA CAIRE (NICHOLAS JOHN, Melbourne photographer) A group of 11 views in Melbourne, Fernshawe and on the Murray River, Central Depot, No 11 Royal Arcade, Melbourne... Laboratory and Office, No. 2 Darling Street, South Yarra, [1880s]; and an album containing 90 albumen prints of Australian views, including 5 large images of the New South Wales Court at The Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881 (small group)
AUSTRALIA CAIRE (NICHOLAS JOHN, Melbourne photographer) A group of 11 views in Melbourne, Fernshawe and on the Murray River, Central Depot, No 11 Royal Arcade, Melbourne... Laboratory and Office, No. 2 Darling Street, South Yarra, [1880s]; and an album containing 90 albumen prints of Australian views, including 5 large images of the New South Wales Court at The Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881 (small group)
AUSTRALIA CAIRE (NICHOLAS JOHN, Melbourne photographer) A group of 11 views in Melbourne, Fernshawe and on the Murray River, Central Depot, No 11 Royal Arcade, Melbourne... Laboratory and Office, No. 2 Darling Street, South Yarra, [1880s]; and an album containing 90 albumen prints of Australian views, including 5 large images of the New South Wales Court at The Melbourne International Exhibition, 1880-1881 (small group)
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