George Denton Hirst (1846-1915), standing with his family at the front of his home at 28 Muston Street, Mosman, New South Wales, May 1898.

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 five people standing outside a house. People from left to right are: George Denton Hirst; Mary Elizabeth Hirst; Enid Mary Hirst (born 1889); two unidentified women; unidentified boy.

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Digital image copied from the original, a silver gelatin photograph pasted onto mounting board.

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