Blog post from Tuesday, 21 January, 2014

Circular Quay from Dawes Point fortifications with the ships Haddon Hall (closest to camera), La Hogue (in front of Customs House) and Aviemore (second from left), in port / American & Australasian Photographic Company

This photograph is part of the “Holtermann collection”, a collection of 3,500 photographs taken in the 1870s by Beaufoy Merlin and Charles Bayliss, and commissioned by Bernhardt Otto Holtermann.

For more information about this image, see its catalogue record.