Item #CL185-175 Auckland. Melvin Vaniman, Amer.
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1903. Vintage platinum photograph panorama, titled and dated “Sunday, Feb. 9, 1903” in negative lower centre, 37.5 x 106.5cm. Repaired tears and chips to image lower right and centre, upper and left edges. Laid down on acid-free backing.

Vaniman was commissioned for the purpose of encouraging tourism by the Oceanic Steamship Company to photograph New Zealand and Australia, both places visited by their liners. He arrived in Auckland in 1902 and while spending a year photographing New Zealand, he also received a commission from the NZ government to work on another project. Ref: SLNSW.

Item #CL185-175

Price (AUD): $5,500.00  other currencies

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