BRY, Johann Theodor de; Johann ISRAEL (illustrator)
The first Latin editions of Parts IV-XI (eight parts in two volumes) of one of the most important collections of voyages published in the Age of Discovery, primarily devoted to the exploration of the East Indies and containing 140 engraved plates and maps illustrating voyages to the Spice Islands, India, Africa and North America. The …
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 …
THE NONPARIEL PHOTOGRAPHIC CO.
[Cover title]. [Fremantle? Perth?] : The Nonpariel Photographic Co., . Late nineteenth century album, oblong quarto (245 x 310 mm), original blind blocked pebbled cloth boards (a little bowed, some flecking and mild staining), upper board with original red morocco title label lettered in gilt ‘Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.’; …
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 …
PAINE, John (1833-1908)
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 64 x 105 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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
CLIFFORD, Robert (c.1842-1905); HOY, Choie (Charles) Sew (c.1838-1901)
Portrait of Chinese community leader, merchant and gold-dredger Choie Sew Hoy and an unidentified European woman, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1870-73.
Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 104 x 64 mm (mount), verso imprinted ‘R. Clifford, Artist, Fleet Street, Dunedin’; the albumen print is in very good condition with a couple of light surface marks; the faces of both sitters have subtle pink tinting, and the lady’s hair ribbon is tinted light …
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 …
MOORE, R.P. (Robert Percy) (1881-1948)
[New Zealand : R.P. Moore, c.1925]. Hand coloured gelatin silver print photograph, 200 x 980 mm (approximate), in original glazed wooden frame, 210 x 1000 mm; the photographer’s title in negative (which in Moore’s panoramas generally appears at bottom centre) is either hidden by the frame or else was trimmed when the photograph was mounted; …
HUGHAN, Allan (1834-1883)
I. Albumen print photograph, 155 x 210 mm, inscribed in the negative at bottom right ‘Hughan’, laid down on its original album page of thick card, the lower margin with contemporary caption in ink: ‘Indigènes de l’ile des Pins, Nlle. Calédonie’; the albumen print has slight loss of contrast, but is otherwise in very good condition. …
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, …
BUTCHER, Benjamin Thomas (1877-1973)
[London? : London Missionary Society?, n.d]. Photographic glass magic lantern slide, 82 x 82 mm, original manuscript caption to paper border ‘Curios Papua Butcher’; in very good condition. This important photograph of a Papuan Gulf painted wooden figure with grass fibre tassels was taken by Benjamin Thomas Butcher (1877-1973), who worked as a medical missionary …