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Exhibitions and Shows
Saturday 4 June
All day
76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo, NSW 2830
Other dates
Saturday 4 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 5 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Monday 6 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 7 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 8 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 9 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 10 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 11 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 12 June 10:00am - 4:00pm
About this event

In Capturing Nature, we travel back to a time when photography was revolutionising science, art and society.

These never-before-seen images dating from 1857 to 1893 have been printed from the Australian Museum’s collection of glass plate negatives and are some of Australia’s earliest natural history photographs. Sitting at the nexus of science and art, they tell both the story of pioneering research as well as the advent of photography in the young colony less than 20 years after the birth of photography in Europe.

A touring exhibition created by the Australian Museum.

Image Credit: Gerard Kreft with the newly discovered manta ray, Manta alfredi, in the Museum’s courtyard in 1869. Photos © Australian Museum.

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