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CAPTURING NATURE

Rare historical photograph­y at the Australian Museum.

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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

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