MILLIGAN BROS. [Joseph and Thomas]
Studio portrait of a young lady in a magnificent dress and hat. Sydney, circa 1865.
Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 102 x 64 mm (mount); verso imprinted Milligan Bros. Gallery of Photography 84 King St. Near City Bank, Sydney, with Joseph and Thomas Milligan’s beautiful studio back mark incorporating a coat of arms with kangaroo, emu and black boy (Xanthorrhoea); the print is in very good condition; the mount has some some pale foxing and a mild corner crease at lower left.
A stunning mid 1860s fashion study of a woman from one of Sydney’s elite families.