George Denton Hirst (1846-1915), standing with his family at the front of his home at 28 Muston Street, Mosman, New South Wales, about 1904. His portable telescope is erected on the verandah.
George Denton Hirst was a successful wine and spirit merchant, partner in the firm Tucker & Co in Sydney, New South Wales, and a keen amateur astronomer. In addition to his own observations, a small group of amateur astronomers met at his home on Sunday mornings to discuss their observations and techniques.
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Group of four people standing on front verandah of a house. People from left to right are: George Denton Hirst; Enid Mary Hirst (born 1889); Harold Hirst (born 1897); unidentified woman.
Original image black and white print pasted onto mounting board.
Donation from Mr Philip Moors, 7/03/2014
Digital Photograph, Monochrome
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