E.C. WADDINGTON & CO.
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 167 x 110 mm (mount); verso of mount with imprint of E.C. Waddington & Co., 109 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. This poignant studio portrait, beautifully composed and lit, is a study in solemnity. Waddington’s premises were at 109 Elizabeth Street in …
BRADLEY & RULOFSON
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 167 x 110 mm (mount); recto of mount with printed caption Madame Carreño Sauret, verso with imprint of the renowned San Francisco studio of Bradley & Rulofson; the albumen print is in fine condition; recto of mount with a tiny amount of foxing, else very good. A superb studio portrait …
Photographs of British colonials and local Malays on Bukit Hitam rubber plantation, Selangor, Malaysia, circa 1910.
Group of 21 gelatin silver photographs, most in format 80 x 100 mm (some 135 x 85 mm), mounted recto and verso of 3 album leaves removed from a disbound album; the album owner’s handwritren captions to pages, identifying a number of the people in the photographs (we know the compiler of the album was …
[UNDY; EVANS; TUFFIN; PEARCE; SINCLAIR; YOUNG; DIEMER; LYNCH; ROBERTS; SALVATORE; CURRIE; BORNSTEIN; TESTER; GLATTAUER; CHAPMAN; NAISMITH]
A limited fine press edition artists’ book designed to showcase Australia via original photographic based art from a selection of established and emerging Australian artists. Woodinville, WA (USA) : Veritas Editions, 2017. Album (310 x 383 x 35 mm) with 15 tipped in original prints, plus 1 loose original print in a custom linen-covered portfolio …
JONES, Frederic; [DRAPER, Daniel James, 1810-1866]
Photographic portrait of colonial Wesleyan minister Rev. D. J. Draper, lost in “The London”, Jan. 11th 1866.
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 97 x 64 mm (mount), recto of mount with printed caption beneath image: ‘Revd. D. J. Draper. Lost in “The London, Jany. 11th 1866’; verso with imprint of Frederic Jones, 146 Oxford Street, London’; the print has a couple of small ink marks, but is otherwise in good …
NEWMAN, John Hubert (1830-1916)
A pair of photographic portraits of two young women in mourning dress, taken during the same studio sitting. Sydney, circa 1874
Two albumen print photographs, in identical cabinet card format (mounts 164 x 108 mm), versos with imprint of ‘J. Hubert Newman, Photographer and Crayon Painter, 12 South Head Road, Hyde Park, Sydney. Photographer by Appointment to His Excellency the Governor’; both albumen prints and mounts are in fine condition. These magnificent portraits of two unidentified …
The Clarke brothers, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood Gaol in May, 1867, soon after their capture.
Albumen print photograph, 72 x 54 mm (oval format), laid down on a section cut from a nineteenth century album page, contemporary inscription in ink above the image: ‘The brothers Clarkes [sic]. Bushrangers hung [sic] at Sydney 1867’, and a faint pencil caption below: ‘The Two Clarkes, Bushrangers’; at the foot of the sheet is …
JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO.
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 63 mm (mount), recto with contemporary inscription in ink ‘R.H. Horne’, verso with a second inscription in the same hand ‘From a medallion by C. Summers, Melbourne’, and imprinted ‘Johnstone, O’Shannessy & Co. Artist Photographers, 3 Bourke Street, East, next the Post Office, Melbourne’; both the albumen print …
DUFTY, Francis Herbert (1846-1910)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 63 mm, verso with imprint of ‘F.H. Dufty, Photographer, Levuka, Fiji’, and contemporary inscription in ink: ‘Tokalau [sic] Woman, Line Islands’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. Francis Herbert Dufty was an English-born photographer who arrived in Fiji in May 1871, having …
PAINE, John (1833-1908)
Studio portrait of an Aboriginal man with ritual scarification, possibly northern New South Wales, late 1870s.
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 64 mm (mount), verso wet stamped ‘J. Paine Photo. Sydney’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. English-born photographer John Paine established a photographic studio in the Sydney suburb of Waterloo in 1875, having previously lived and worked in the New England region …
DUFTY, E.H. (Edward Henry), 1850-1905 (attributed)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 65 mm (mount); verso with contemporary inscription in ink: ‘”Kafaya”, son of a New Caledonian chief’; no photographer’s imprint; the albumen print in very good condition, with a couple of tiny marks on the left edge; the mount is clean and free from foxing. This photograph of …
WINTER, Alfred (1837-1911); WOOLLEY, Charles (1834-1922); (TRUGANINI) TRUGERNANNER (1812?-1876); WILLIAM LANNE (1835?-1869)
Twin photographic portraits of Trugernanner (Truganini) and William Lanne, taken at Oyster Cove in 1866 by Charles Woolley.
Two albumen print photographs, each approximately 150 x 100 mm (sheet), both blind stamped at lower left ‘A. Winter, Photo., Hobart Town’; laid down on their original mount of thick card, with respective captions in ink in the lower margin: ‘Trucanini, last of Tasmanians (a woman) / Billy or William Lannie – the last native …
JOHN T. GORUS
Studio portrait of a wealthy Sydney lady posing in front of a painted backdrop depicting Government House, circa 1864.
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 101 x 64 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘John T. Gorus, Photographic Artist, 101 King St. Sydney’; the sitter has a touch of rose tinting on her lips; both the print and mount in very good condition. In addition to being a minor masterpiece of 1860s colonial …
WOOLLEY, Charles, 1834-1922; [HENSLOWE, Frederic John Francis, 1799?-1890]
Photographic portraits of Commander Frederic John Francis Henslowe, R.N., and his wife, Hobart Town, 1860s.
A group of three albumen print photographs from a carte de visite album associated with the Henslowe and Campbell families of Hobart Town. Commander Frederic John Francis Henslowe, R.N., (1799?-1890), a Knight of Windsor, was the brother of Tasmanian civil servant and noted composer Francis Hartwell Henslowe (1811-1878). The ADB entry for F.H. Henslowe mentions his brother …
THE DEASE STUDIO
The staff of The Commercial Tailoring Company in their workroom in Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia, circa 1914.
Silver gelatin print photograph, 140 x 195 mm, laid down on its original board mount, with imprint of The Dease Studio, 117 [Barrack Street] at right margin; the print is in good condition (a few minor surface marks), and the image has extremely crisp detail. This wonderful photograph of the interior of The Commercial Tailoring …
DUFTY, Francis Herbert (1846-1910) and DUFTY, Alfred
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 104 x 63 mm, verso imprinted ‘Photo. by Dufty Bros., Victorian Studio, Levuka, Fiji’, and contemporary inscription in ink: ‘Solomon Islander’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition. A dramatic studio portrait of a Solomon Islands warrior posing with a wicker fighting shield and parrying …