# 40077


Studio portrait of the Hon. Sir Henry Parkes, “Father of Federation”, taken in London in 1882.

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Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 62 mm (mount); verso with the imprint of ‘Elliott and Fry, Photographers, 55 & 56, Baker Street, London W.’; both the print and mount are in good condition.

Australian politician the Hon. Sir Henry Parkes GCMG (1815-1896), commonly known by the epithet “Father of Federation”, was five times premier of New South Wales between 1872 and 1891. This portrait of Parkes by Elliott and Fry was taken during his visit to England in the spring of 1882.