Rare historical photography at the Australian Museum.
AN EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY exhibiton exploring never-before-seen images From 1857–1893, “Capturing Natureˮ takes visitors BACK to A time when photography was revolutionising SCIENCE, Art AND society. THESE IMAGES HAVE BEEN printed From THE Australian Museum’s Collection of Glass plate NEGATIVES AND ARE some of Australia’s Earliest natural History photographs. THESE FASCINATING photographs tell Both THE story of pioneering RESEARCH As well As THE BEGINNINGS of photography In THE young Australian Colony, WHICH was remarkably less than 20 years AFTER THE BIRTH of THE Art Form In Europe. “Capturing Natureˮ Features large-format prints, period CAMERAS AND some of THE original skeletons AND TAXIDERMIED Animals FEATURED In THE photographs, BRINGING to LIFE THE story of one of Humankind’s Greatest Inventions. THE EXHIBITION Is FREE with GENERAL Admission. Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney. australianmuseum.net.au