“Portrait of well dressed small girl with pull-along horse,” Australia, ca. 1900, photographer unknown, via Phillips Glass Plate Negative Collection, Powerhouse Museum Commons on flickr.
A repeat post from 2014. . .
Garden pavilion over a duck and goose pond, unknown location, ca. 1900, Phillips Glass Plate Negative Collection, via Powerhouse Museum (Sydney, Australia) Commons on flickr.
I would love to see the rest of this property.
[I]t is more important for the gardener to be enchanted than for the critics to be pleased.
— Henry Mitchell, from The Essential Earthman
Despite the original label, the large trees are “probably river red gums (Eucalyptus camaldulensis),” according to a note about the photo by the Museum.
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“Portrait of woman with infant,” ca. 1900, probably near Sydney, Australia, via Phillips Glass Plate Negative Collection, Powerhouse Museum Commons on flickr.
You don’t usually see such smiles in Victorian photos.
In the picture below, you can see a little more of the garden and admire the woman’s beautiful sleeves and collar.