Grose Valley from Breakfast Point, Blackheath

Format: Glass plate negative.


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Repository: Tyrrell Photographic Collection, Powerhouse Museum


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Acquisition credit line: Gift of Australian Consolidated Press under the Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1985

  • Michael Woodhead 6y

    I think this is the same view:
    Govett's Leap, Blackheath, Blue Mountains
  • David Smyth 6y

    what an image....
  • Merryjack 1y

    This small, projecting lookout directly below Govett's Lookout dates from 1968, when it was constructed in anticipation of a visit by the then Duke of Edinburgh which did not eventuate.
    Princes Albert Victor and George (later King George V) visited Govett's Leap in 1881 and had breakfast at this lookout, which was renamed Breakfast Rock in their honour, and later shown as Breakfast Point in the Pictorial Guide to the Blue Mountains 1882. Ref. Blue Mountains Geographical Dictionary, Brian Fox 2006.
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Taken circa 1900
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