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Samuel SWEET

England 1825 – Australia 1886

  • Australia from 1863

Murray Bridge c.1878 Description: workers on the first Murray Bridge (South Australia) completed 1879
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Creation Notes: The road bridge was built 1873-1879 and rail line added in 1886 however, the tracks in the picture maybe the original road bridge with its steel pins and bolted sections rather than rail tracks.
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 16.2 h x 20.9 w cm sheet 20.9 h x 25.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1594