Photographer / Publisher unknown.
[Victoria, Australia] : s.n., [1889?]. [Title from front cover]. Nineteenth century photograph album. Quarto (245 x 205 mm), original olive-green cloth over boards, the upper board with title and decorative border printed in gold (rubbed and stained), containing  albumen print photographs in identical 100 x 150 mm format, mounted in pairs on  leaves …
[Title stamped on upper board]. Photograph album, probably dating to the late 1890s. Large oblong quarto (240 x 375 mm), original quarter black morocco over black cloth boards, upper board with gilt rule and gilt-stamped title ‘THROUGH THE YANTZE [sic] GORGES.’ (loss of backstrip, remaining leather worn), silk lining papers, containing  silver albumen prints …
Engine house and blast furnace of the Eskbank Ironworks Company, Lithgow, New South Wales, circa 1876.
Albumen print photograph, 115 x 185 mm, unmounted; verso with contemporary inscription in pencil ‘Lithgow’; no photographer’s imprint; 15 mm edge tear bottom right, otherwise in fine condition, with excellent tonal range and superb detail of the building’s infrastructure, 11 employees and their dog, and the scarified and partially denuded hillside in the background. An …
Albumen print, 190 x 235 mm, laid down on a nineteenth-century album page with slightly later caption in ink beneath the image ‘Mission House Raratonga [sic] 1890 (?)’; tiny amount of loss at top left corner, mild wrinkling, otherwise an unfaded print with nice tones.
LANGE, Louis; JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO.; BATCHELDER & CO.
Two views of Alexander Wilson’s Mt. Emu station homestead in Victoria’s Western District, together with portraits of his wife, Marion, and daughter, Margaret. Early 1870s.
Two albumen print photographs, carte de visite format, 63 x 101 mm (mounts), versos imprinted ‘Photographed by L. Lange & Son, Talbot Street, Majorca’; both have fully contemporary inscriptions in ink verso, ‘Front. Mt. Emu’ and ‘Western View. Mt. Emu’, respectively; the views were clearly taken at the same time, probably soon after the building was …
Carte de visite commissioned by monumental mason J. Hanson of Ballarat to advertise his work, showing the headstone in the Old Ballarat Cemetery erected to the memory of the children of John and Mary Little.
[Circa 1870]. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 63 mm, recto of mount with imprint of ‘Willetts, Photo, 19 Sturt Street, Ballarat’; verso inscribed in ink J. Hanson / Momental [i.e. Monumental] Works / Ballarat; the print has excellent clarity – all of the poignant text on the headstone is legible: Sacred to …
CAIRE, Nicholas John (1837-1918)
Albumen print photograph, 145 x 200 mm, laid down on its original mount with printed caption label at bottom margin: ‘Natives on Caligurnie Bay. In the centre of the women on the log may be seen the oldest woman on the settlement, “Kitty”.’; the albumen print is in very good condition with a few mild toning …
DALTON'S ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERY; [BRADLEY, William]
A pair of early photographic views of Sydney, collected by a French visitor in 1863-64: Woolloomooloo from the water’s edge, looking southeast; Potts Point taken from The Domain.
I. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 103 mm (mount), 60 x 92 mm (print); verso with imprint of ‘Dalton’s Royal Photographic Gallery, 320 George Street, Sydney’, and three fully contemporary inscriptions: the first, in pencil, reads ‘Woolloomooloo Bay’, with the second immediately below it, also in pencil, ‘Vue de Sidney prise du …
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 62 x 102 mm; verso with imprint of H. Toose, Photographic Artist, [the printed address, Corrimel Street, Wollongong, A few doors from Crown Street, has been crossed out by the photographer], and contemporary inscription in ink ‘Nov. 1st 73’; the albumen print has a little mottling in the negative, …
Albumen print photograph, 140 x 200 mm, photographer’s manuscript in negative lower left: ‘3456. Hastings St. Napier / Burton Bros. Dunedin’; laid down on original album leaf; a strong print with excellent tonal range, in good condtion. The main street of Napier, on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, photographed by Alfred Burton …
YOUNG, James Lyle (1849-1929), collector (attributed); SPITZ, Charles Georges (1857-1894); HOARE, Sophia; HOARE, Charles
An important album with photographs of Tahiti, the Marquesas, the Tuamotus and Cook Islands, collected in Papeete in the 1880s by Pacific Islands trader James Lyle Young.
Late nineteenth-century album, folio (370 x 280 mm), red cloth boards decorated in blind (boards heavily rubbed and scuffed, hinges split), containing 90 (ninety) albumen prints, including 83 views and portraits taken in Tahiti, the Marquesas and the Tuamotus by Charles Spitz, Sophia (or Susan) Hoare and Charles Burton Hoare, three with Cook Islands subjects …
VORLEY, Herbert Henry, 1839-1880 (attributed); LOCK, Henry Thomas; RING, James; [BOSWELL, Edward Blair Buchanan, 1860-1933]
[NEW ZEALAND] Large group of photographic views taken in and around Wesport and Charleston on the West Coast of the South Island, including gold mining scenes. 1870s-80s.
Group of seventeen albumen prints; sixteen are unmounted, in formats 140 x 200 mm (x14) or 180 x 240 mm (x2); one is 100 x 138 mm, laid down on a cabinet card mount (110 x 165 mm); most have handwritten captions and photographer’s name or initials in the negative; all but one have additional …
VORLEY, Herbert Henry, 1839-1880 (attributed); [BOSWELL, Edward Blair Buchanan, 1860-1933]
[NEW ZEALAND] Photographs of the gold rush townships of Charleston and Brighton, on the West Coast of the South Island, circa 1870.
Group of seven gelatin silver printing-out paper prints, all of which appear (on account of their exceptional clarity) to have been printed out from original late 1860s or early 1870s negatives at the beginning of the 20th century; six are in format 68 x 102 mm (approximately carte de visite size), and one is much …
HUGHAN, Allan (1834-1883)
I. Albumen print photograph, 203 x 153 mm, inscribed in the negative at bottom right ‘Hughan 4-74’, laid down on its original board mount, 370 x 240 mm, the lower margin with contemporary caption in ink in a neat hand: ‘Cases au village de Gouars. Côte Sud Ouest’. II. Albumen print photograph, 153 x 199 …
HUGHAN, Allan (1834-1883)
Albumen print photograph, 199 x 151 mm, inscribed in the negative at bottom left ‘Hughan 6-74’, laid down on its original album page of thick card, 320 x 250 mm, verso with contemporary caption in pencil in ink in a neat hand: ‘Cascade à Canala’; a strong print with rich tonal range and excellent clarity; the …
J. HARRIS; O. S. HEMPEL (maker)
[Melbourne?] : O. S. Hempel, [1916-1918]. Glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm; maker’s name ‘O. S. Hempel’ in image lower left; in fine condition. A superb World War One-era glass cinema slide advertising the dairy of J. Harris, which was located in Dandenong, east of Melbourne. The slide features a hand-coloured photographic view …