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 …
DUFTY, Francis Herbert (1846-1910) (attributed)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 106 x 62 mm, verso with contemporary inscription in pencil: ‘Fiji Mountaineers’; no photographer’s imprint; both the albumen print and mount are in very good condition. A superb studio portrait, attributable to Francis Herbert Dufty, of two kai colo from the mountainous interior of Viti Levu, wearing ulumate (wigs of human or …
Promotional photograph of Aboriginal musician Fred Little, younger brother of renowned Yorta Yorta singer-songwriter Jimmy Little.
Granville, NSW : Boomerang Entertainment Centre, [c.1960]. Black-and-white photograph on glossy paper, 165 x 215 mm, verso with wet stamp of the Boomerang Entertainment Centre, and identifying caption in pen ‘Fred Little’; light creasing and corner wear.
Album with amateur photographs of The Boomerang Club, a Toowoomba men’s sporting association, 1910-1914.
Federation period photograph album, 240 x 300 mm, grey card covers with embossed floral design to front, original cord ties; containing 11 silver gelatin photographs laid in, various dimensions up to 140 x 195 mm, 6 taken with a wide-angle lens camera being in an uncommon format of 72 x 200 mm; the last photograph …
ADELAIDE PHOTOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 62 mm (mount); verso with imprinted ‘Photographed by Anson & Francis, Adelaide Photographic Institution, 97 Rundle Street’; the albumen print with a dark tonal range and a few light marks; the mount with mild foxing. A fine full-length portrait of an unidentified Aboriginal man posing shirtless, …
HEMUS & HALL. [HEMUS, James, 1860-1936]
Albumen print photograph, 150 x 200 mm, manuscript caption in negative lower left: ‘A Thoroughbred Racer’, and at lower right: ‘Hemus & Hall Photos’; laid down on its original nineteenth century album page of thin card; the print is in good condition, with some pale foxing in the sky area. ‘James William Hemus (born 1860, …
BRAGGE, James (1833-1908)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 102 x 63 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘James Bragge, Portrait and Landscape Photographer, Wellington, New Zealand’; both the albumen print and mount are in fine condition.