# 35689

GEORGE ROSE (MELBOURNE)

A horsewoman in the Victorian bush.

$125.00 AUD

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Melbourne : George Rose, [circa 1895]. Rose’s Stereoscopic Views, Australasian Series. Sold only by George Rose, Publisher, Melbourne. Stereoscopic silver albumen print photograph, each individual image 85 x 70 mm, on board mount 89 x 177 mm, with the publisher’s imprint recto; no printed caption or serial number; verso blank; the right-hand image has a small mark and a short tear at bottom corner; the mount has some mild corner wear.

Melbourne photographer and publisher, George Rose, was an enthusiastic supporter of “The New Woman”. The unidentified woman he photographed in this bush setting – capable, self-reliant, practical and adventurous – exemplifies that ideal.